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Ten Journeys to Cameron’s Farm – Whole book (PDF, 15.8 MB)

Part 1 Prologue

  1. Augury
  2. Leadership, politics, and war

Part 2 The Journeys

  1. A crew assembles: Charlie Crosdale and Jack Palmer
  2. Second seat: Dick Wiesener
  3. His father’s son: Bob Hitchcock
  4. ‘A very sound pilot?’: Bob Hitchcock (II)
  5. Passenger complement
  6. The General: Brudenell White (I)
  7. Call and recall: Brudenell White (II)
  8. The Brigadier: Geoff Street
  9. Best man: Frank Thornthwaite
  10. Patriot: Harry Gullett
  11. ‘A charming boy who would do big things’: Dick Elford
  12. A passion for the air: James Fairbairn (I)
  13. ‘A minister or a clerk?’: Jim Fairbairn (II)

Part 3 ‘The most devastating tragedy’

  1. ‘Not a machine for the careless or the ham fisted’
  2. ‘A leaf falling off a tree’
  3. Extinguishers
  4. Obsequies

Part 4 Understanding

  1. Inquiry and investigation
  2. Expert witnesses?
  3. Lowe’s last word
  4. Mr Storey’s story
  5. Cockpit secrets
  6. Diagnosis and remedies

Part 5 Reflection

  1. ‘That terrible hour’
  2. Aftermath

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