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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90269
Last updated: 30 November 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 PR.Mk IX
Owner/operator:540 Sqn RAF
Registration: LR421
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aspangberg, 35 km SW Wiener Neustadt. -   Austria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
LR421 - Missing from PR mission to Munich. Likely shot down by Maj. Horst Carganico of I./JG 5. 10.5.1944
F/O ( Aus409709) Jack Hector IRWIN (pilot) RAAF - killed
F/O (151.395) Leopold MOODY (nav.) RAFVR - killed


- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft LA100 - LZ999, published 1991

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Revision history:

18-Feb-2011 07:55 Nepa Added
29-Dec-2011 09:48 Uliu Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 01:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
08-Jan-2012 08:50 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
09-Jan-2012 05:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
16-Jan-2013 10:36 Nepa Updated [Phase, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 19:30 m Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 19:32 MiG21 Updated [Narrative]
13-Aug-2015 18:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
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