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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139257
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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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:8 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (8 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: RF970
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ireland Farm, 1 mile east of Billinghay, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Mount Farm, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Mosquito RF970: Dived into ground at Ireland Farm, one mile east of Billinghay, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire.
Believed control lost at high altitude and broke up. 11.1.1946
F/Sgt (1587819) David McLaren MacLEAN (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1685185) Alan ASHWORTH (nav.) RAFVR - killed


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.26. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
5. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/28/W2316:

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Revision history:

15-Oct-2011 10:41 Nepa Added
28-Jan-2012 13:29 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source]
17-Sep-2014 19:45 wilbur Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2015 11:42 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
01-Apr-2016 18:28 Wilbur Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2019 07:22 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]
03-Nov-2019 03:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2019 14:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]
21-Nov-2019 00:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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