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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165270
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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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 NF Mk 30
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MV530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ingolstadt. -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Castle Camps, Essex
Destination airport:
Mosquito MV530 Hit by US AA fire and bellylanded on fire Ingolstadt, mistaking it for a Ju 88. 7.5.1945 DBF
Crew survived, although the navigator was injured. The story goes that he was interned in an allied POW camp for a few days, despite having a north English accent, because he had the look of a stereotypical German pilot.
F/Lt (128.559) John Ferdinand Read JONES (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
F/O (145.335) Reginald SKINNER (nav.) RAFVR - injured

ORB 25 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

08-Apr-2014 05:22 Nepa Added
04-Jan-2015 20:42 Iwosh Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
11-Aug-2015 18:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Mar-2019 16:27 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
06-Aug-2021 20:33 Next Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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