They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.
Monument to First Officer Dora Lang, All Saints Maidenhead Cemetery, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.
Dora Lang was born in 1915. After the outbreak of World War Two, Dora joined the ATA, Air Transport Auxiliary service.
However on 2nd March 1844, whilst flying her de Havilland Mosquito FB. Mrk VI on approach to the RAF station at Lasham, Hampshire, Dora undershot her landing. In an attempt to correct her mistake Dora 'opened up' her aircraft and climbed 150ft before the engines stalled. The aircraft then flipped to the left and ploughed into the ground. Dora was killed instantly.
Also killed in the accident was Flight Engineer Janice Margaret Harrington.
De Havilland Mosqutio FB Mrk VI at Lasham RAF Station 1944.