On 10th September 1945, P/O Keith Proverbs (Bajan Captain and 1st pilot) and his crew from 517 Squadron tragically lost their lives when their aircraft a Halifax Met. Mk. III crashed in dense fog trying to land. On this anniversary of that fatal crash we remember the sacrifices made by the RAF Meteorological Squadron crews …
Lyall Seale, who researched and compiled "P/O Keith Proverbs: Out Of Tragedy Came Advances in Air Safety and Science", is the son of one of Keith’s first cousins, Nell Seale (née: Proverbs).
Lyall Seale was born and grew up in Barbados, leaving in 1964 to study in the UK. He worked as a chartered civil and environmental engineer in the UK and several parts of the world, including Barbados. In the early 1970s Lyall worked on the Bridgetown Sewerage project.
Lyall visits Barbados annually with his wife Cathryn (Peterkin of Rockley) to see their families and friends.