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Last updated: 19 August 2017
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Date:14-APR-1948
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:RNZAF
Registration: NZ2382
C/n / msn: HR339
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:RNZAF stn Wigram, Christchurch. -   New Zealand
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RNZAF Wigram
Destination airport:RNZAF Taieri
Narrative:
Built at Standard Motors and delivered sometime between 16 June 1943 and 17 December 1944. Served with No.487 (NZ) Squadron and 16 and 268 Sqns. Previously HR339. Ferried from the United Kingdom by an RAF/RNZAF crew and 'Brought On Charge' at Ohakea on 25 March 1948.
Damaged at Wigram when taxiing for a flight to Taieri to be put into storage, 14/4/48. The aircraft sank into a hole on the airfield. Ground subsidence. Remained at Wigram until it was written off.
(flown by F/Lt BAILEY (pilot) RAF and W/O R.M. CATTERMOLE).
Declared surplus on SR.4104 and sold by Government Stores Board tender number 4980/4981 dated 20 April 1953 to B. Goodwin, Christchurch.
Recovered from a farm on Banks Peninsula and some parts to be used in the restoration of NZ2328/TE758 at Ferrymead Museum.

Sources:

http://www.adf-serials.com/nz-serials/nz2301.shtml
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://rnzaf.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=Airshows&action=display&thread=11415&page=1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2011 09:24 Nepa Added
15-Dec-2011 02:37 angels one five Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
15-Dec-2011 03:05 angels one five Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2011 03:22 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2011 03:30 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
19-Dec-2011 10:21 Nepa Updated [Operator]
05-Mar-2015 08:22 Wilbur Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Mar-2015 08:27 Z. Zeeland Updated [Location]
15-Jun-2015 20:09 Messi Updated [Narrative]
31-Jul-2015 10:29 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]

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