ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71700
Last updated: 18 December 2014
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Date:23-JUN-1943
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:333 (Norw.) Sqn RAF
Registration: DZ754
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr lighthouse Yttøyane, 20km W of Florø -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DZ754 - Shot down by flak attacking ships off Ytteroen 23.6.43
Aircraft started, together with another Mosquito plane on a reece of the Norwegian coast from lighthouse Holmengrå near Bergen and northwards. 3 ships were after a while sighted. Attacked the leading ship but encountred accurate 20mm flak defence. Aircraft then hit passing over 20km W of Florø and rolled over three times before crashing on land and bursting into flames.
Crew:
Ltn. Anthon Christopher HAGERUP (pilot) Norw.AF - killed
Kvm. Just Wiede Meinicke FINNE (obs) Norw.AF - killed


Sources:
http://www.rafandluftwaffe.info/lists/raf1.htm
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://forsvaretsmuseer.no/Marinemuseet/Temasider-om-Sjoeforsvaret/MARINENS-FLYVAAPEN-1912-1944/Flyene-i-Marinens-flygevaapen/DE-HAVILLAND-DH.98-MOSQUITO-MK.II-FB.MK.VI-T.III-1943-44


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2010 03:38 NePa Added
21-Sep-2012 01:41 Nepa Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2014 15:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2014 10:18 Tu160 Blackjack Updated [Narrative]
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