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 Thunderbolt I FL798



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  23 May 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  FL798
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chakulia Country  India
Aircrew details --- -------
Details A severed storm with winds in excess of 100 mph did great havoc at Chakulai. Although the aircraft were pickted, this was of no avail and three of the thunderbolts were damaged beyond repair as well as a Harvard. Others were also damaged but repairable. No.135 Squadron suffered a similar fate
Source ORB, Colin Cummings,


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