Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI HX962,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70515
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Date:Wednesday 1 December 1943
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) Sqn RAF
Registration: HX962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bay of Biscay, near Ile de Croix, Brittany. -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Mosquito HX962/X: Took off at 10:30 hrs for a anti shipping patrol to Croix near Lorient. 01/12/1943
Hit the sea during attacks on the boats off Croix.
S/Ldr (67614) Alan Sudbury CUSSENS (pilot) RAF - killed
F/O (NZ415345) Hugh Munro MACKAY (nav.) RNZAF - killed


2.ORB 487 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

17-Dec-2009 23:01 NePa Added
15-Mar-2010 22:12 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Mar-2010 11:31 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]
30-Apr-2010 16:12 angels one five Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
07-Aug-2010 12:52 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Nov-2011 02:25 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 06:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
15-Feb-2012 13:03 Nepa Updated [Departure airport]
12-Jun-2014 19:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Oct-2014 16:06 Zoom Updated [Location]
01-Aug-2015 19:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Feb-2019 20:52 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
05-May-2021 10:21 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Operator]
09-Dec-2021 17:41 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
01-Jul-2022 17:45 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
29-Feb-2024 08:37 Antonio Updated [Cn]

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