rew sacrificed their lives to save hitting any of the nearby houses or people in the park the pilots presence in the area is doubly tragic in that from the crash site only a few tens of yards is the pilots family home where on this day his mother saw the crash from her kitchen window later his father visited the wreckage only then finding out the pilot was their son.
Near the crash site an unmarked stone was erected
near a memorial bench but sadly the bench has now long gone but the
stone now forms part of a very fitting new memorial which lies in the
Pilot F/Sgt A C Cox
F/Sgt C Preston