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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70818
Last updated: 29 November 2015
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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: DD688
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Manston, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:RAF Manston
DD688 - Whilst practising night landings F/Lt kaluza overshot landing at Manston an crashed his mosquito into an empty gun pit taking with it a stran roller which was in its path. The aircraft was wrecked and crew injured. Pilot slightly and observer receiving a complicated fracture of the leg Both were taken to hospital. 26.8.1942
F/Lt (P.76649) Mieczysław Ludwik KALUŽA (pol.pilot) PAF - injured
Sgt ROBERTS (nav.) RAFVR - injured

ORB 23 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

30-Dec-2009 06:45 NePa Added
05-Feb-2012 13:45 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2013 20:14 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 09:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
16-Jun-2014 09:32 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 08:51 SIS07 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Nov-2014 07:31 Heil Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Nov-2014 08:20 Heil Updated [Source]
22-Jul-2015 09:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source]
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