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Thunderbolt II KL194 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Thunderbolt II KL194

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  17 Apr 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  KL194
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Wangjing Country  India
Aircrew details Sqn Ldr Michael Wintworth HUBBLE*(49742)
Details 12 Thunderbolts bombed and strafed YENGGAN LL9565. Nothing seen in village except wrecked bashas. KL194 missing. CO released his bombs over the target and went pulling out of dive for some reason unnkown he rolled to starboard and dvied into ground, his aircraft bursting into flames. Hubble has been CO for 7 days and has only doen two previous sorties. Dived into ground reoering from bombing dive Yengan. Sortie 1515-1815.
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S/L Michael W. HUBBLE 49742Hello, Not sure if you already have this: 17-4-1945 No.146 Sqn. Thunderbolt II KL194 Detailed to attack Yonggan, the CO's aircraft was seen to turn and dive into the ground in flames during the attack. 49742 S/L (Pilot) Michael Wintworth HUBBLE MiD RAF + Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery 28. G. 16. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 27th May 2011 04:50:23

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