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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70815
Last updated: 18 November 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 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: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Maison Blanche, Algiers
Destination airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
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
F/Lt (P.76825) Jerzy ORZECHOWSKI (pol.pilot) PAF - Ok
F/O (P.76674) Ignacy SZPONAROWICZ (pol.obs.) PAF- Ok


"The Red Eagles" by Peter Rudd,
ORB 23 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

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]
22-Jul-2015 10:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
26-Feb-2016 17:26 Froome Updated [Departure airport, Source]
06-Apr-2016 09:19 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
18-Jun-2016 16:22 TB Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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