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    Anyone know the cause of death of this airman?

    Thanks Peter

    HIATT , T C Air Mechanic service no.577227V died 17/01/1945 South African Air Force YABA CEMETERY

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    Hello,

    17-1-1945
    No.26 Sqn SAAF
    Wellington XIII HZ709

    Took off from Ikeja for Kano on a photo-reconnaissance operation but failed to arrive. The wreck was found 6.5km from Ipapa; all 9 on board died.

    Crew:
    328804V Lt J S VILJOEN SAAF +
    524531V Lt W H CURRIE SAAF +
    329188V Lt A KLATZKIN SAAF +
    206473V Lt D G SARSON SAAF +

    Pass:
    45311 S/L Hedley BEATTIE RAF +
    133472 F/L Austin Robert QUINN RAFVR +
    577227V Air Mech. T C HIATT SAAF +
    279491V Air Mech. J J A JORDAN SAAF +
    210296V Air Mech. H J M McLOUGHLIN SAAF +

    All buried Yaba Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria.

    http://mysite.mweb.co.za/residents/bd000006/History.html

    Col.

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    Thanks for that info
    Peter

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