ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70518
Last updated: 17 December 2014
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Date:31-MAR-1942
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito PR.Mk IX
Owner/operator:69 Sqn RAF
Registration: W4063
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Hal Far -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:RAF Hal Far
Narrative:
W4063 was recently repaired. Mosquito T/o on a photographic reconnaissance mission into Tripoli. But was recalled shortly after takeoff because of the presence of militants in the area. As he came to the ground, two Bf109s attacked W4063. With one engine on fire the aircraft crash landed at Hal Far. 21.3.1942
Crew:
P/O (67647) Phillip John KELLEY (pilot) RAFVR - OK
Sgt PIKE (obs) RAFVR - OK

Sources:
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://website.lineone.net/~remosliema/airman1915702.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2009 23:18 NePa Added
20-Mar-2011 14:20 Nepa Updated [Total fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2012 08:18 Nepa Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Oct-2013 20:13 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 09:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Mar-2014 17:20 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
16-Jun-2014 08:19 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Oct-2014 18:50 Oezil Updated [Time]
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