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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72354
Last updated: 22 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 NF Mk II
Owner/operator:410 (Cougar) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HJ919
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 2 miles SE of Seahouses, Northumberland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Stalled in a turn while low flying and crashed in sea off Sea Houses Northumberland 23.1.1943.
While carrying out an authorised low flying exercise in the region of Seahouses an aircraft was seen to nose-dive into the sea about 1m off the Seahouses Coastguard Station at approx. 15:00 hrs. The position of of impact was located by debris, and diving operations commenced.
F/Sgt (R/113366) Garth Gibson MILLS (pilot) RCAF - killed
Sgt (1456999) Mark LUPTON (obs) RAFVR - killed

ORB 410 Sqdn RCAF

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Revision history:

05-Feb-2010 10:18 NePa Added
17-Jul-2011 23:37 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 08:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Nov-2012 12:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
08-Oct-2013 20:16 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
09-Oct-2013 12:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
09-Oct-2013 12:39 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Jun-2014 17:30 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative]
02-Sep-2014 05:13 weeks Updated [Location, Narrative]
22-Jul-2015 14:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Oct-2015 12:00 Wilbur Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]
29-Mar-2016 18:18 Weeks Updated [Narrative]

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