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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169959
Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:18-FEB-1944
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:487 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (487 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: HX982
C/n / msn: EG-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Hunsdon, Hertfordshire. England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hunsdon, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
HX982 (EG-T) - Flown by P/O Sparks (pilot) and P/O Dunlop (nav.) on Operation Jericho, the Amiens prison raid. The aircraft was damaged by flak and suffered a collapsed undercarriage on landing. The crew were uninjured. 18.2.1944
Crew:
F/O (59631) Maxwell Nicholas SPARKS (pilot) RAF - OK
P/O (159.081) Arthur Cecil DUNLOP (nav.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Jericho
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2014 16:42 Wilbur Added
18-Sep-2014 16:44 Gerrard Updated [Location]
18-Sep-2014 17:11 wilbur Updated [Location]
08-Aug-2015 10:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]

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