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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166210
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:22-SEP-1944
Time:19:50
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:140 Squadron Royal Air Force (140 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MM312
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Advanced Landing Ground B.48 Amiens/Glisy, Picardy region. -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.48 Amiens/Glisy (F)
Destination airport:B.48 Amiens/Glisy
Narrative:
Mosquito MM312: Took off for PR mission over Flushing-Arhemmidjer. Damaged by explosion pres. AA flak and crashlanded B.48 Amiens. 22/09/1944
At night, one of our aircraft was badly damaged by the premature explosion of a flash bomb - managed to land safely after a few tense moments. Aircraft a write-off (Mosquito MM312).
Crew:
F/O (159.876) Ronald Stanley FLIGHT DFC (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
P/O (170.604) Brian Douglas MACKINS DFC (nav.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2. http://www.jshawmsc.f2s.com/140squadron.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-May-2014 17:44 Nepa Added
15-May-2014 17:45 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
15-May-2014 18:57 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
01-Aug-2014 10:26 BlB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2015 17:31 Yetynka Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Narrative]
26-Aug-2015 09:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
04-Feb-2016 07:57 Next Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-Sep-2018 09:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
16-Apr-2021 16:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]
06-Oct-2021 18:59 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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