Service Details
Name:
ANTONIS
Given Name:
BRIAN MAUGHAN
Initials:
B M
Service No:
65944100E
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
24 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1973-11-24
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Date of Birth:
1946-11-27
Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Walker Bay, in Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S-50 #420. At 13h00 two Bucanneers departed CTN to conduct a maritime strike exercise agaianst the HMS Fearless within an exercise referred to as CAPEX73. The formation flew into bad weather in the False Bay area enroute to the ship, at 13h30 a loud explosion was heard in the False Bay area. The two aircraft collided in mid-air, inflicting four fatalities
Additional
Information:
Husband of P. A. Antonis. ref. 85 years of SAAF.
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
SADF WALL OF REMEMBRANCE, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT, PRETORIA
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Grave Reference:
Body not recovered. Panel 03

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