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Thunderbolt III KJ239 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Thunderbolt III KJ239

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  27 Jan 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  KJ239
Unit  123 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Nazir Country  India
Aircrew details --- -------
Details Accident to KJ239, whilst being srviced at the echelon site, an explosion was heard and a fire broke out in the cockpit. 1124334 LAC TG Wilson was taken and admitted to hospitla suffering from burns and shock. The fire crew parked on the opposite of the strip were on the scene within 2 min and the fire was put out immediately. Extensive damage was caused. An investigaiton was carried out by the engineering officer.

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