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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121665
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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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 XVI
Owner/operator:Survey Flt RAAF
Registration: RG151
C/n / msn: A52-620
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAAF stn Parafield airstrip, South Australia, -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAAF Parafield, SA
Destination airport:
Mosquito A52-620 (ex.RG151) Crashed on take-off at RAAF Parafield airstrip.17.1 1947 - SOC 28.1.1947 
Swung to the left after 100 yards of takeoff run, undercarriage collapsed .
On 17 January Mosquito A52-620 swung on take-off at Parafield, South Australia, its undercarriage collapsed and before it came to rest the port propeller had been wrenched off and the mainplane extensively damaged. The crew escaped uninjured.
F/Lt (Aus412976) Frank “Ted” LANGFORD DFC (pilot) RAAF - Ok
F/O (Aus440593) Douglas William "Doug" BATZLOFF (nav.) RAAF - Ok


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Revision history:

10-Apr-2011 14:02 Nepa Added
10-Dec-2011 10:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2014 15:00 Juan P.Paco Updated [Narrative]
16-Sep-2014 07:58 Siczak Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Jul-2015 11:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Sep-2015 19:18 Django Updated [Location, Departure airport]
03-Jan-2019 12:24 Nepa Updated [Date, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]
03-Jan-2019 12:46 Nepa Updated [Date, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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