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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177020
Last updated: 19 June 2020
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI
Owner/operator:141 Squadron Royal Air Force (141 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PZ287
C/n / msn: TW-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Coltishall, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Narrative:
1.1.1945 - Eleven Mosquitoes (six of 141 and five of 239 Sqn) were detailed to carry out ASH patrols plus high and low-level Intruder patrols, in support of bombers attacking various targets in Germany. Ten aircraft took-off (one of 239 Sqn being withdrawn) and seven completed their respective sorties. 141 'S' (F/Lt Brearley and F/O Sheldon) attacked and destroyed an unidentified e/a over Lüneburg airfield. This crew were flying a 239 Sqn aircraft.
Of the remaining aircraft, 141 Sqn Mosquito PZ287 'TW-R' abandoned the patrol, due to radar failure and 19:10 hrs landed at RAF Coltishall.
Crew:
W/Cdr (40586) Charles Vivian WINN DSO DFC (pilot) RAF - Ok
F/Lt (47501) Ray Amherst Winckworth SCOTT DFC (nav.) RAF - Ok

Sources:

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ORB 141 Sqdn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2015 08:35 Thomas Fuk Added
19-Aug-2015 22:33 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
03-Sep-2018 13:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Operator]

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