CRASH OF A P-40 KITTYHAWK,
AT MILDURA AIRFIELD, VIC
ON 7 AUGUST 1945
F/Sgt Malcolm John Russell (442507), aged 22 years, of No. 2 Operational Training Unit (2 OTU) Mildura, crashed P-40 Kittyhawk, A29-130, during a night-time take-off from the Mildura airfield on 7 August 1945.
Apparently it was reported that F/Sgt Russell had said to his ground crew just before he took off "This is the last time you will see me."
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