GETTING WINGS WITH THE R.A.F and surviving a 200mph plane crash!

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  • Interviewee name: William Walker

  • A pre-war member of the RAFVR, Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 when he joined 616 Squadron. Here he talks about signing up and early flights that he had..and crashing a training plane at 200mph and surviving!

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from Stuart Prebble 31st Mar 2009, 08:33

What an absolute privilege it is to listen to this man. He's 96, I believe, and he's as sharp as I am, and a whole hell of a lot more interesting. He's like a walking history lesson - and personifies the reason why Storyvault is such an important idea.