Smoking Kills??? – Stan Sheehan


Leuchars 1963 – 66


Blast from the past, I believe November, 1963, the Weekend President Kennedy was assassinated.

Location, Braemar.

Tam Smith was driving, and Jim Whyte was riding Shot Gun, I was driving the Bedford behind. As Tam drove over a humpbacked bridge, Jim leant forward to light a fag, and a large branch of a falling tree, went through the windscreen, back roof of the cab and through the rear of the cab. If Jim had not bent down to light his fag then he would have been killed, he was saved by that fag.

I drove this vehicle back to Leuchars and eventually it was scrapped.


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