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 Thunderbolt II KL267



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  21 Apr 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  KL267
Unit  79 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Myingyan North Country  Burma
Aircrew details WO J F Williams
Details Cabrank sorties patrolling THAWATTI-TOUNGOO Area. On the second sortie, the mission was marred by one of the aircraft going in, subsequently found that his aircraft had been hit by a .5. Another aircraft landed wheels up at base and was found to have been hit by a .5. 0920-1110. WO Williams and Jack patroleld to TOUNGOo and the other two (Christie/Watson) patrolled MICHLA,. When just west of Toungoo, WO Williams noticed a column of black smoke and investigation found that it was WO Jacks plane. It would seem he was hit by a .5 as WO Williams ac was also hit. This neccesiated an ac putting in at Meiktila to warn Air Jungle rescue and on his return to base he landed wheelsup. Aircraft noted flying later in August
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