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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72194
Last updated: 23 June 2018
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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 FB Mk VI
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HJ717
C/n / msn: YP-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lecce, Salentine Peninsula, LE. -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Sigonella AB, Sicily
Destination airport:
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
F/Sgt (1320950) William Stanley SHATTOCK (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
Sgt (1323414) James Hornsby COLEY (nav.) RAFVR - Ok

ORB 23 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

01-Feb-2010 22:55 NePa Added
15-Jun-2014 15:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, 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 fatalities, Location, Country, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 06:52 Gerrard Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2015 08:12 Gerrard Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Aug-2015 19:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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