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Date of Crash: 08 Feb 45 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 273 Sqdn
Pilot details: Fg Offr John James NUNN*(162323)Source: ORB
Details: 1600-1740. Four ac mission were briefd to strafe river craft and bashas in villages of Saikpya and Yanthistahe and Hpetkya. 4 canoes and 1 sampan sunk. FO Jock Nunn was seen to crash after a strafing run. He was killed and the Squadron will miss a jovial scotsman and his corny jokes. Nunns body was found by a Gurkha patrol on 9.2.45 and buried. His injuries were a broken right thighbone and a 2 and quarter inch gash on his temple. [F541] While 3 saw no.4 dive down adn continue on ploughing through treees, turn over and onto his back, showing the belly tank aflame and crash into chaung PX937385, explode and burn. Time 1630. White 3 orbitted for 5 minutes and went south.

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