Canberra XXXXX (08/04/1958)

The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows “On 8th April, FO Whitelaw and crew were taxying out of for take-off at Luqa when SAC Nevison who was working on a squadron aircraft noticed that FO Whitelaw’s aircraft had a leak in the port tip tank. Air Traffic Control were informed in time to prevent the aircraft from taking off. SAC Nevison is to be commended on his powers of observation and prompt action in stopping take-off “