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Two aerobatic Hawk jet aircraft pictured in livery for the 2010 display season

7 June 1980 Operation Sceptic: Capt IC Du Plessis landed his badly damaged Mirage F1AZ at Ruacana. The aircraft was damaged by scrapnel from an SAM Missile fired at the aircraft during the bombing of a target. He barely made it to Ruacana with the assistance of Budgie Burgers who was flying a telstar Imp and guided him in to Ruacana. For saving the irreplaceable aircraft Capt Du Plessis was awarded an HC medal

7 June 1980 Operation Sceptic: Capt IC Du Plessis landed his badly damaged…

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