ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72780
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:08-JUL-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: HJ678
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
HJ687 - T/o 03:45 hours for Night Intruder. Aircraft received, and acknowledged, diversion to Catania, but failed to return. Missing 8.7.1943
Crew:
F/Sgt (1219442) Bernard John DAY (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1480152) Sidney Wilson SALKELD (nav) RAFVR - killed

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


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2010 12:21 NePa Added
28-Feb-2012 10:32 Nepa Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 09:57 Next Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 10:07 Next Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
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