ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70524
Last updated: 29 August 2014
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Date:04-DEC-1941
Time:15:20
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: W4055
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 35km W of Feistein. -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wick, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
W4055 Missing from PR mission to Trondheim. 4.12.41
T/o at 10:15 hrs. Missing from a PR operation to Trondheim, Norway.
Shot down by Unteroffizier Fenten of I/JG77 at 15:20 hrs near Stavanger
Crew:
S/Ldr (39948) Alistair Lennox TAYLOR DFC (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (921014) Sidney Edward HORSFALLl (obs) RAFVR - killed

Sources:
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=9161
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_...sualty=1800507


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2009 23:19 NePa Added
03-Jan-2010 21:26 NePa Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Mar-2011 14:18 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2011 04:35 Nepa Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 10:37 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 10:37 Nepa Updated [[Departure airport, Narrative]]
14-Jun-2014 17:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
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