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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163509
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:05-APR-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito PR Mk 34
Owner/operator:540 Squadron Royal Air Force (540 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RG245
MSN: DH-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Benson, Oxfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Benson
Narrative:
Mosquito RG245: Swung on take-off and undercarriage collapsed in RAF Benson. 05/04/1950
Crew:
F/O (58557) Dennis Earle Gladstone MARLOW (pilot) RAF - injured
F/Lt (107.926) Jonathan Raymond FIELD DFC (nav.) RAF - injured



Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
2. ORB 540 Sqdn RAF (Operations Record Book)
3. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings
4. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8422881
5. https://rafphotographersmemorial.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/post-war-1948-mosquito-pr-34-rg245-benson-540-sqn.jpg


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2014 15:41 Nepa Added
13-Jul-2014 14:57 J.Paco Updated [Location, Narrative]
10-May-2015 09:29 Xindel XP Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2015 07:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Oct-2015 15:39 Nepa Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
26-Dec-2018 09:46 Nepa Updated [Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
17-Dec-2020 00:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2021 17:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]
02-Aug-2021 18:07 Anon. Updated [Time, Source, Operator]
25-Aug-2021 09:29 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
09-Oct-2021 12:28 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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