The pilot of Singapore K6916 appears to be:
NZ1022 Sqn Ldr Eric Maple LEWIS RNZAF (OC. No.5 Sqn RNZAF, later Gp Capt, OBE).
LEWIS, Group Captain Eric Maple, OBE. NZ1022; Born Devonport, England, 17 Mar 1912; RAF 1 Apr 1932 to 29 Aug 1936; RNZAF 23 Apr 1938 to 11 May 1947; Pilot.
By Such Deeds Honours and Awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force 1923 - 1999.
Hanson,C. M. Group Captain OBE, RNZAF (Rtd).