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Name: Ernesto Cabruna
Ernesto Cabruna
Country: Italy
Rank: Sottotenente
Units: 28a, 77a, 80a, 84a
Victories: 8
Born: 02 June 1889
Place of Birth: Tortona
Died: 09 January 1960
Place of Death: Rapallo
Cemetery: D'Annunzio's Vittoriale mansion Image
 
 
   During an emergency landing on 26 September 1918, Ernesto Cabruna suffered a broken collarbone, burns and a concussion when his Ansaldo A.1 Balilla crashed at Castenedolo.
   Cabruna's SPAD VII is on display at the Italian Air Force Museum in Vigna di Valle.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 26 Oct 1917 80a   EA Grado
2 05 Dec 1917 80a   EA  
3 12 Mar 1918 77a   EA S of Donà di Piave
4 29 Mar 1918 77a   Scout Ponte di Piave
5 15 Jun 1918 77a SPAD VII EA Tezze
6 20 Jun 1918 77a SPAD VII EA Musetta
7 21 Jun 1918 0730 77a SPAD VII Balloon 1 Ceggia
8 25 Oct 1918 77a SPAD VII EA  

1 Shared with Molino
 
Books
Above the War Fronts
by Norman L. R. Franks, Russell Guest, Gregory Alegi / Hardcover / Grub Street (September 1997)
 
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