Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XVI ML976, 14 Jan 1945
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141397
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XVI
Owner/operator:571 Squadron Royal Air Force (571 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Advanced Landing Ground B.58 Melsbroek/Brussels, Vlaams-Brabant. -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:B.58 Melsbroek/Brussels (B)
Mosquito ML976: Took off at 17:46 hrs. for mission over Berlin. 14/01/1945
Mosquito returning from mission crashed. Flew into a tree during attempted forced landing in dense fog at B.58 Brussels/Melsbroek.
F/O (51271) Jack MADDOCKS (pilot) RAF - Killed
F/Sgt (1564419) James PHILLIPS (nav.) RAFVR - Killed


2. ORB 571 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

03-Jan-2012 03:12 Nepa Added
06-Mar-2014 16:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2014 13:30 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Destination airport]
15-May-2014 15:04 Nepa Updated [Location, Destination airport]
02-Jul-2014 21:19 MiG21 Updated [Narrative]
11-Sep-2015 20:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
04-Feb-2016 08:19 Next Updated [Location, Destination airport]
31-Oct-2019 13:44 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-Apr-2021 20:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
08-Sep-2021 21:07 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Operator]
03-Jan-2022 16:39 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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