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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142194
Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Date:31-JAN-1948
Time:
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:20 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (20 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
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Cottesmore, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF Spitalgate, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Mosquito HR494 -Dived in out of cloud during a night navex. Flew into ground at night 1m N of Great Pointon Lincs. 31.1.1948
Crew:
F/O (58992) Henry Bennetts CHAPPLE (pilot) RAF - killed
Nav.2 (3001713) Laurence George PEARSON (nav.) RAF - killed

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17023-Crew-Mosquito-HR494-crash-31-1-1948


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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