ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70815
Last updated: 27 November 2014
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Date:27-DEC-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk II
Owner/operator:23 Sqn RAF
Registration: DD691
C/n / msn: YP-O?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:RAF stn Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Narrative:
DD691 - Crashlanded at RAF Luqa. Its pilot had lost an engine some eighty miles from the Island. landing, on one engine, in the dark, for the first time on a strange airfield, with a flare-path" The undercarriage did not lock down, with dire consequences." 27.12.1942
Crew:
F/Lt (P.76825) Jerzy ORZECHOWSKI (pol.pilot) PAF - Ok
F/O (P.76674) Ignacy SZPONAROWICZ (pol.nav) PAF- Ok

Sources:
"The Red Eagles" by Peter Rudd,
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2009 05:22 NePa Added
22-Feb-2011 14:36 ThW Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2011 15:56 Nepa Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2014 12:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2014 09:52 Nepa Updated [Damage, Narrative]
31-Aug-2014 14:20 INV Updated [Location]
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