The Cape Western Provincial Dugout regrets to announce the passing to Higher Command of Moth Jan Scheepers from the Seagull Shellhole on Monday 10 July 2023.
Moth Scheepers served with the South African Air Force as a pilot with 11 Squadron Potchefstroom from April 1974 until February 1978 and with 41 Squadron from February 1978 until May 1980. During his time with 41 Squadron he was deployed at Katima Mulilo, Ondangwa and Oshakati and took part in Operation Savannah.
Moth Scheepers was inducted into the MOTH on 21 August 2022 and served with diligence and pride.
Moth Scheepers was very dedicated to the MOTH cause and always available where he could be of assistance. Jan was friendly, knowledgeable and humorous in character and he will be sadly missed.