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Surname: 
Terry
First name(s): 
Dennis Michael Winape
Also known as: 
Bro
Rank: 
Tpr
Corps: 
RNZIR
Service number: 
40897
Date of Birth: 
Monday, 28 August 1944
Date of death: 
Thursday, 26 February 1981

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Sergeant Dennis Michael Winape (Bro) TERRY was tragically killed along with WO2 Reginald David (Dave) HEYWOOD at 05:23am on 26 February 1981 when USAF MC-130E #64-0564 (c/s Stray 59 - belonging to 1st Special Operations Squadron) “Flew into the ocean near Tabones Island, Philippines during a low-level turn killing 23 out of 24 on board”. Bro & Dave where part of a NZ Special Air Service detachment on exercise SpecWarEx-81 operating out of Cubi Point Naval Air Station, Subic Bay, Philippines. LEST WE FORGET

https://fightersweep.com/1495/stray-59/

www.nzdf.mil.nz/about-us/nzsof/roll-of-honour.htm