Danny Wilson. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.
Denny was born in Hamilton (Canada). During War in Europe He flew as part of 411-Squadron Canadian Air Force on the "Spitfire". 2 could gain victory. He returned to Canada, and He worked there as a pilot forest protection.
Once acquainted with Wilson Wilf KanterWho was involved overtake Israel fighter C-47 Israel. He suggested Danny to go to Israel.
Wilson recalled, "I bought a ticket to Toronto. 2 weeks later flew out across London to Geneva. Here met with Doyle. Together we moved to Rome, there were about a week, then flew to Haifa."
Arriving in Israel, Denny signed one month. At the time of his arrival in 101-squadron it was equipped with three types of fighters: S-199, Spitfire, P-51. All flights Denny performed in a familiar "Spitfire".
In early December, he was able to win a debut victory over the aircraft Egyptian Air Force. According to his Egyptian Wilson flew unarmed aircraft, making traffic crash. Therefore, immediately I chose to eject.
Well Denny remembered his last flight to 1948 g .: "31.12.1948, I flew" Spitfire "on patrol Sinai. Discovered an Egyptian plane that was returning to the airfield at Bir Hama. It was flying below me and I attacked him - the pilot bailed out ".
Wilson was in the first half of 1949 Israel was engaged in training new pilots. In June, he returned to Canada.
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