ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72930
Last updated: 30 August 2014
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Date:16-MAR-1945
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk XIII
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HK382
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Le Bris Miron, nr Annoeullin, 9m W of B.51 Lille/Vendeville -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
HK382 - Control lost in cloud dived into ground 9m W of Lille/Vendeville 16.3.45
During a test flight the Mosquito control was lost and the aircraft dived into the ground. Local reports state they crashed at 14:15 hrs at Le Bois Miron, nr. Annoeullin, Squadron ORBís state 14:40 hrs. No details as to what caused the pilot to lose control.
Crew:
F/O (J/19116) Richard Hartley LONG (pilot) RCAF - killed
P/O (J/38742) Kenneth Stickney BRENTON (obs) RCAF - killed

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


Related books

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2010 12:22 NePa Added
30-Jan-2012 08:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2014 17:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Jun-2014 13:05 Nepa Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
Number of views: 685

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description