WW2 A.F.C. and Second Award Bar group with Eva Peron Gold medal (officially embossed naming) Wing Commander, R.A.F., Hudsons with Coastal Command, Instructor in Canada, and 24 Squadron (King’s Flight & VIP), and flew VIP’s during the war, including Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, and the Royal Family. At one time personal pilot of Eva Peron. Shot down in 1955, flying an El-Al Lockheed Constellation at the height of the Cold War. The passenger aircraft, with a crew of 7 and a passenger list of 51 , was intercepted and shot down by two Bulgarian MiG fighters, 27 July 1955. All of the crew and passengers lost their lives, in what became a major international incident

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