Son of Arthur Moffatt and Ellen Elizabeth Haigh, of Greytown, Wairarapa.
During a formation flying exercise from Woodbourne, Alec collided with another aircraft. The other plane, flown by LAC J J Fox landed on the beach near the Awatere River mouth, but Alec crashed into the water. Wreckage of the aircraft was recovered, but Alec’s remains were lost.
[For Your Tomorrow, Errol Martyn, Vol.1 p.122]
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