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Last updated: 17 December 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 FB Mk VI
Owner/operator:204 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (204 AFS RAF)
Registration: HR494
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1m N of Great Pointon nr RAF stn Spitalgate Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Cottesmore, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF Spitalgate, Lincolnshire
Mosquito HR494 -Dived in out of cloud during a night navex.
Flew into ground at night 1mile north of Great Pointon Lincs. 31.1.1948
F/O (58992) Henry Bennetts CHAPPLE (pilot) RAF - killed
Nav.2 (3001713) Laurence George PEARSON (nav.) RAF - killed


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Revision history:

31-Jan-2012 02:27 Nepa Added
07-Jun-2014 12:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Jun-2014 14:25 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 19:05 Juan P.Paco Updated [Location, Narrative]
31-Jul-2015 10:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Aug-2016 08:45 Nepa Updated [Date]
18-Sep-2019 18:32 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative, Operator]
03-Aug-2020 14:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Dec-2020 22:46 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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