ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157451
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Date:04-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk.30
Owner/operator:406 (Lynx) Sqn RCAF
Registration: NT945
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: mis
Location: -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manston Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F/Ltís Trewin and Kennedy had been with 406 squadron since October of 1943 and were close to completing their tour of operations when they were lost. On the 4th Fl/Lt. Trewin and Fl/Lt Kennedy, who had been with the squadron since October, 1943, and were almost tour-expired, failed to return from a mission to the Altenburg area. On previous occasions they had destroyed or damaged six trains and a transport on intruder operations with the squadron.The team had had several successes against enemy targets including the destruction of six railway trains.
After leaving school, F/L Trewin was employed by a bank until he enlisted in the air force in 1945
Crew:
F/Lt (J/8643) Thomas William TREWIN (pilot) RCAF - Killed.
F/Lt (J/20410) John Ballantyne KENNEDY (nav.) RCAF - Killed.

Sources:
Mosquito prodn. list


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