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Old 25th Jan 2011, 15:02
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brakedwell
 
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I remember dropping an Austin Champ from a 99 sqn Hastings towards the end of 1957. We took off from Abingdon and destroyed it at Watchfield when none of the parachutes opened, I understand it was only two feet tall when the army recovered it.
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