ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137801
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:03-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito FB.Mk.VI
Owner/operator:464 Sqn RAAF
Registration: MM427
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: mis
Location:? -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Thorney Island, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing from night intruder 3.12.44 Failed to Return From Operations Germany.
Mosquito MM427 took off from RAF Thorney Island at 2255 hours on the night of 2/3rd
December 1944, being one of 13 aircraft from the squadron detailed to carry out night
intruder operations and bomb and strafe road and rail junctions in the Rotterdam-Veale-
Wesel-Ruhr areas. MM427 failed to return from the mission.
Crew:
P/O (183.388) Glyn WILLIAMS (pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1494694) John DUNN (nav.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:
http://www.awm.gov.au/catalogue/research_centre/pdf/rc09125z014_1.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2011 13:13 Nepa Added
28-Sep-2011 11:18 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
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