ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70518
Last updated: 17 April 2014
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Date:31-MAR-1942
Time:
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 Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Luqa
Narrative:
Mosquito (W4063) was recently repaired and P / O Phil Kelley went in for this foray 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,damaged and crashlanded.
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


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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]
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