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1955 Auxiliary Air Force Harvard IIB

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1955

Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force Harvard IIB, registration KF369 with bowser in attendance. With HKAAF from 19 May 1951. Struck off charge on 9 January 1958.

Brian Farrell HKAAF accident-18-07-1954

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

Both appear to have been preventable accidents

 

Copies of the book still seemed to be available in some Hong Kong bookshops, the last time I looked

Brian Bernard FARRELL [c.1936-1954]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Farrell
Given: 
Brian Bernard
Birth
Date: 
c.1936-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1954-07-17
Cause of death: 
Killed in flying accident

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

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

H.K.A.A.F. Plane Disaster 18 July 1954

Hong Kong Auxilary Air Force-social-group-circa 1959

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

This image was part of a film strip passed to me by an ex-member of the HKHAA, now deceased.

The remainder of the images were taken at an HKAAF Annual Camp at Sek Kong.

The names are not known to me.

Someone might still recognise their younger selves?

1975 RAF Sek Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975
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Probably taken in 1975 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force (RHKAAF). Breaking left, the lead aircraft is a Britten-Norman Islander followed by a Beechcraft Musketeer and an Aerospatiale Alouette helicopter.

HKAAF-crashed Harvard recovery-1952

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1952

This picture appears to be the recovery of Gordon Randall's crashed Harvard.

See related posts http://gwulo.com/atom/17825 and gwulo.com/node/20027

1953 Kai Tak

Rare colour photo of a Auxiliary Air Force Harvard aircraft

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1953
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Bob & Auster Aircraft.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
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Dave this is to replace the one that was deleted.

Rgds

Bob

Bob Tatz at Kai Tak.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
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