He was just 18 years old when the trainer plane he was in crashed, and he died from the injuries. A newspaper clipping of the events is at https://gwulo.com/atom/29981
Henry Ching writes:
Brian Farrell, who was tragically killed while undergoing flying training, followed his older brother Patrick into the HKAAF. I think Patrick later worked as a commercial airline pilot. Patrick was one of a group of us who entered the HK University in 1951, including Roddy Heitmeyer and Stuart Fraser from the Central British School (later KGV), and John Abbass and myself from DBS. Patrick was imaginative enough to join the HKAAF, and was eventually commissioned Pilot Officer. The rest of us made do square bashing in the ranks of the HK Regt.
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