VisualEditor: cutting block level elements changes the type of following element
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If you have a document like

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4



<h2>Heading 2</h2>
<h3>Heading 3</h3>
<h4>Heading 4</h4>

and select the heading 3 block, so the selection goes all the way to the right hand side of the screen then delete, it will change the following heading to be an <h3> element. Likewise deleting the whole of the heading 4 line and deleting changes the paragraph to be a <h3> heading.

I've made a test file at

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