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Date of Crash: 26 Jan 45 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 81 Sqdn
Pilot details: WO Jacques Lucien Jean ENGINEER*(1330410)Source: ORB
Details: While low flying in hilly country, WO Engineer hit a wire shoot and was killed. The ac struck an overhead cable 15 miles E of Ratnapura and crashed into a rubber plantation. Cat E(S) Burnt. WO Engineer hit an overhead tea transporter cable and lost his life.

 

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