ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72194
Last updated: 19 December 2014
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Date:17-SEP-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:23 Sqn RAF
Registration: HJ717
C/n / msn: YP-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lecce, Salentine Peninsula, LE -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sigonella AB, Sicily
Destination airport:
Narrative:
HJ717 - Two successful attack trains near Foggia, experienced engine failure and crash landed at Lecce.
The crew were unhurt and received hospitality from the italians 17.9.1943 NFD
Crew:
F/Sgt (1320950) William Stanley SHATTOCK (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
Sgt (1323414) James Hornsby COLEY (nav.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
ORB 23 Sqdn


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2010 22:55 NePa Added
15-Jun-2014 15:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Oct-2014 07:35 Victor Updated [Location, Damage, Narrative]
14-Oct-2014 10:30 Gerrard Updated [Departure airport]
08-Nov-2014 21:07 Victor Updated [Date, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Country, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 06:52 Gerrard Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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