Service Details
Name:
CHINERY
Given Name:
BRUCE CHARLES
Initials:
B C
Service No:
76468552PE
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
40 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1983-07-12
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Date of Birth:
1960-08-07
Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, near Waterkloof, in Atlas MB326M Impala Mk I #477. Suffered engine failure shortly after take-off from Air Force Base Waterkloof. The aircraft crashed with a high velocity and impact angle near Monument Park Extension. On impact, the ejection seat activated and ejected the pilot horizontally along the ground into the base of a tree trunk, killing him instantly
Additional
Information:
Son of Major and Mrs. J. C. Chinery, of Cape Town. His brother also died in service. 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:
Cremated - Ashes retained by family

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