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 Thunderbolt III KJ128



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  24 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  KJ128
Unit  30 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Jumchar Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Bernard Arthur Thomas RATTENBURY*(1804463)
Details 12 ac to fly to Cox Bazaar to equip with Napalm. Sgt Rattenbury on his first operational trip, burst a tyre on landing at Cox Bazaar - swerved off runway and overturned on the sandy soil adjoining. the aircraft was wrecked and Sgt Rattenbury was found to be dead. Funeral took place next day morning , buried in cemetary at Kurushkaul Island, Cox Bazaar
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