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Air crash local UK paper

Jim flew from the UK to Hong Kong by R.A.F. Transport Command in a Hastings aircraft.  This was the military version of the Hermes plane flown by B.O.A.C.. The Hastings seemed to suffer from more than their fair share of mechanical problems.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Monday, July 27, 1953