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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166322
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:06-FEB-1948
Time:day
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: TE590
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles west of RAF stn Woolfox Lodge, Rutland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito TE590 (204 Advanced Flying School) - Struck the ground while low flying in poor visibility, 1.5 miles west of Woolfox Lodge, 6.2.1948.
Crew:
F/Lt (164.883 ) John Raymond SPENCER (pilot) RAFVR - killed.
F/O (198.809 ) William Albert GOODCHILD (nav.) RAFVR - killed.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.72. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p 36)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/29/W2409: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578255
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2014 11:11 Nepa Added
31-Jul-2014 11:58 Anon. Updated [Location, Narrative]
31-Jul-2015 10:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
16-Aug-2018 10:46 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
28-Feb-2019 09:30 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
28-Nov-2019 19:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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