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Oral Testimony

Julian and Patrick Crossley passengers in Waterhen, 25 August 1913

ORAL AVIATION TESTIMONY

THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT EXERPTS FROM RECORDED INTERVIEWS

JOE CROSSLEY witnessed the take-off on the maiden flight by the Saunders-Roe Princess flying boat at close quarters on 22 August 1952, and his father and uncle were passengers in Waterhen [Waterbird’s successor] on 25 August 1913:


 

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