Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk II DD736,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70848
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Date:Thursday 23 November 1944
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:1692 (BSTU) Flt RAF
Registration: DD736
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East Winch, 2 1/4 miles south-east of King's Lynn, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Little Snoring, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Mosquito DD736: Took off for Air Test. 23/11/1944
Seen spiralling out of cloud, righted itself then spun into the ground at East Winch, near Kings Lynn, Norfolk.
F/O (J/18833 ) Charles James PREECE (pilot) RCAF - killed
F/O (175408) Frederick Henry RUFFLE DFC (nav) RAFVR - killed (NCO:1322088 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 06 June, 1944)


3. ORB 1692 Flt RAF
5. Global Losses Database (Henk Welting) Database
6. Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database


Bedford 1944

Bedford 1944

Revision history:

31-Dec-2009 02:02 NePa Added
01-Nov-2010 14:24 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2010 05:45 Ray Kemp Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2011 00:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 13:52 James Gaywood Updated [Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 21:58 james Gaywood Updated [[Narrative]]
02-Jun-2014 11:42 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Sep-2014 07:02 Trace Updated [Location]
12-Jun-2015 04:31 BlB Updated [Location]
08-Sep-2015 21:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2016 19:52 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-May-2019 15:12 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
07-Oct-2021 17:12 Nepa Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-Aug-2022 19:31 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2023 22:34 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
23-Nov-2023 07:41 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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