ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138836
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:19-APR-1945
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51D Mustang
Owner/operator:442 (Caribou) Sqn RCAF
Registration: KH666
C/n / msn: 44-11258
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hunsdon, near Ware, Hertfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hunsdon
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission: Escorting a force of Lancasters bombing Munich. The bombers were escorted uneventfully, only one enemy aircraft, a single engine unidentified one, was seen a few minutes before reaching target.

J.28182 Flying Officer R.J. Robillard in Mustang IV KH666 crashed on take off from RAF Hunsdon - aircraft Cat. "E" - damaged beyond repair: pilot uninjured.

Sources:
http://www.rquirk.com/442f541.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1944_1.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunsdon_Airfield


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2011 13:12 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Sep-2011 13:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source]
19-Jan-2012 07:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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