ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70523
Last updated: 2 October 2014
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Date:02-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito PR.Mk I
Owner/operator:1 PRU RAF
Registration: W4056
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ørlandet, Sør-Trøndelag -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
W4056 - Missing from PR mission to Trondheim. 2.4.1942
T/o from Leuchars on a recce mission at Trondheim area. They were pursued and attacked by two Me109 of JG 1. Oblt Herbert Huppertz of 12/JG 1 claimed W4056. Crew had to make a forced landing on the German occupied airfield at Ørland. They managed to set the aircraft on fire before being captured by the Germans.
Crew:
P/O (102.960) Ian HUTCHINSON (pilot) RAFVR - POW
P/O (119.514) Basil Kingsley AlLLEN (obs) RAFVR - POW

Sources:
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt

http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/oerland.html

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2009 23:19 NePa Added
03-Jan-2010 21:24 NePa Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Mar-2011 14:33 Nepa Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2011 01:15 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 15:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jun-2014 08:25 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
13-Aug-2014 12:23 Juan P.Paco Updated [Narrative]
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