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DeKlerk, Laurie

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rank: Lieutenant
status: kia
airforce: SAAF    (no: 78505V )
born: South Africa

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2 Squadron SAAF pilot

From the National Archives AIR/27/25 2 Squadron SAAF ORB

24-Mar-45 KIA (poss MJ308)

Between 0705 & 0710 hrs No. 2 reported his temperature going off the clock, & that he intended baling. At 6000' his A/C turned on to its back &
went down in a vertical dive.

Lost sight of in ground haze at G.4125. Pilot not seen to bale. Search of area revealed no evidence of a crash.

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