ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73857
Last updated: 8 March 2014
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Narrative:Damaged by flak and crash-landed in France 4.8.44 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.
de Havilland Mosquito FB.Mk.VI
|Owner/operator:||151 Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||nr Perigueux , Department of the Dordogne. -
|Departure airport:||Predannack, Cornwall|
F/O (143.755) Alan Ernest WRAIGHT (pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (1450877) John Leslie WILSON (obs) RAFVR - killed
||Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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