Lowpe
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Our sweep went into Colombo prior to the naval attacks...and got roughly handled thanks. Morning Air attack on Colombo , at 29,48 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 39,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M2 Zero x 29 Ki43Ic Oscar x 1 Allied aircraft Hurricane IIb Trop x 15 Japanese aircraft losses A6M2 Zero: 2 destroyed Allied aircraft losses Hurricane IIb Trop: 4 destroyed CAP engaged: Tainan Ku S1 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes 3rd Ku S1 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 10 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 32000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes Tainan Ku S1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 21000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 21000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 33 minutes Zuiho1 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 21000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 21000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes 10th I.F.Chutai with Ki43Ic Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 3000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 3000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes 12th Ku S1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 32000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 32000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes
