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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72930
Last updated: 21 November 2017
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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 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, 9 miles W of ALG B.51 Lille/Vendeville. -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F)
Destination airport:
Control lost in cloud dived into ground 9m W of B.51 Lille/Vendeville 16.3.1945
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.
F/O (J/19116) Richard Hartley LONG (pilot) RCAF - killed
P/O (J/38742) Kenneth Stickney BRENTON (nav.) RCAF - killed


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Revision history:

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]
25-Aug-2015 21:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
04-Feb-2016 08:35 Next Updated [Location, Narrative]

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