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Tom Middleton

On the 15th December 2000, Tom and his passenger Craig Higgins were killed in a Pitts Special at Wanaka Airport. Since then so many people from all walks of life have felt a total sense of loss as they miss Tom's cheeky smile, reassuring voice, and his total love of life itself. It is a void that will never be filled.

Tom was an outstanding pilot with a lifelong love of vintage aircraft, but that is not what we miss. He had a special brand of humanity, some would call it a sense of friendship and thoroughgoing decency, that magnetically drew friends.

If you were a friend of Toms you were a friend for life. He was a friend who asked for nothing other than friendship. He was 100% genuine in everything he said and did....

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