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Amy Johnson, English aviator 1903-1941 One of the first women to gain a pilot's licence, Johnson won fame when she flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930. Her dangerous flight took 17 days. Later she flew solo to India and Japan and became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic East to West, she volunteered to  fly for The Women's Auxiialry Air Force in WW2, but her plane was shot down over the River Thames and she was killed

Amy Johnson, English aviator One of the first women to gain a pilot's licence, Johnson won fame when she flew solo from Britain to Australia in Her dangerous flight took 17 days. Later she flew solo to India and Japan and became the first

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F/L James G "Sandy" Sanders, pictured when being one of the first pilots of 111 Squadron RAF to fly the Hurricane Mk I in January 1938, was posted to No 615 Squadron RAF at RAF Croydon on 4 October 1939 in command of B flight. On 17 May 1940, the 25-year-old flight leader destroyed a Ju 88 near Lille, the second of 3 enemy aircraft claimed in France that earned him a DFC on 4 June.

F/L James G "Sandy" Sanders, pictured when being one of the first pilots of 111 Squadron RAF to fly the Hurricane Mk I in January 1938, was posted to No 615 Squadron RAF at RAF Croydon on 4 October 1939 in command of B flight. On 17 May 1940, the 25-year-old flight leader destroyed a Ju 88 near Lille, the second of 3 enemy aircraft claimed in France that earned him a DFC on 4 June.

Sergeant William Green - On 29th August 1940 was shot down by Bf109's and baled out at 16,000 feet, falling to just 300 feet above the English Channel before his parachute opened properly, the pilot chute cords having been severed by cannon shell splinters. He was rescued from the sea off Folkestone, his Hurricane crashing near Hawkinge.

Sergeant William Green - August Green was shot down by and…

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