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KRUMINS, KARLIS

  • July 31, 1907 - Born, in Smiltene
  • October 2, 1928 - earns his pilots wings (Rank: sergeant)
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • July 8, 1937 - with Kirpitis as pilot, Krumins is passenger/observer when they crash in DH9A #4.
  • October, 1938 - member of the 3rd Fighter Squadron.
  • June 7, 1939 - As part of the Aviation Regiment's 20th anniversary, he is awarded the Award of Honour, II Class.
  • After the war, emigrated to Canada.
  • July 18, 1969 - Died, in Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA.

    Sources

    Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    Kadets No.4, 1974.

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