Aviators
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ZEILE, JANIS

  • Born in 1893
  • August 16, 1928 - graduated from flight school. Rank: Sargeant
  • August 16, 1929 - is checked out and declared 'combat ready' on the Letov S.16
  • August 12, 1931 - with observer Capt. Rittenbergs, crashes in Letov #8 at Daugavpils. Neither aviator survived.

    B Rouse photo



    Sources
    - Briedis, Emils Latviesa Stasts
    - Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Cemetary photo courtesy of B Rouse

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