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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73857
Last updated: 6 October 2015
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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:151 Sqn RAF
Registration: HR209
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Perigueux, Department of the Dordogne. -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:
HR209 - Damaged by flak and crash-landed in France. Later in the day, F/O Green with F/O Sturrock and F/O Wraight with F/Sgt Wilson, were on a day Ranger against transport targets, when F/O Wright's aircraft was hit by severe and accurate anti-aircraft fire. The aircraft was badly damaged and crashed into a wood and burned, killing both of the crew. 4.8.1944
F/O (143.755) Alan Ernest WRAIGHT (pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1450877) John Leslie WILSON (nav.) RAFVR - killed


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Revision history:

08-Apr-2010 01:23 Nepa Added
22-Nov-2011 12:53 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2014 16:41 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2014 17:26 Shout Updated [Narrative]
22-Aug-2015 20:04 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
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