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AEROPLANES COLLIDE

AUCKLAND PILOTS KILLED

P.A. WELLINGTON, Friday. Two Royal New Zealand Air Force pilots lost their lives this morning When their aircraft coibded m m air during a training flight from Ohakea. They were: ' Fligh t-Lieutenant Wallace Boy . Man* sill," whose wife is Mrs. Mansill, of Auckland. 0 * lying-Officer William pl "^ r nee 0 f son of Mr. T. H. Ranger,

Kamo. . ~ . Plight-Lieutenant Mansdl.who Completed three tours of operauox in the Pacific, joined tfee A*>Jff in 1941 Aged 25, he was educated the Bayfield Primary School Auckland Grammar School. pvera i a prominent athlete and won vec j running championships. He 1 senior Rugby for the Gram recently Boys' Club. His only brother rec s\£> Obtained his discharge from th Force after serving °Y w A A P. Sister is a member of the W. ■ A |t Hobsonville. His having Mansill. is in Australia after havi.s served with the Australian It P Force in New Guinea.

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AEROPLANES COLLIDE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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AEROPLANES COLLIDE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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