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John de Havilland (1918-1943)
1918 October 17th. Born the son of Geoffrey de Havilland
Test pilot for the De Havilland company. He had been a sergeant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve prior to the Second World War. During a test flight of a de Havilland Mosquito Mark VI, flying with flight test observer John H. F. Scrope, he collided in the vicinity of St Albans with another Mosquito Mark VI flown by pilot George Gibbins, killing all four pilots.
1943 Obituary