Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XX KB233,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17646
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Date:Sunday 6 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XX
Owner/operator:PFNTU RAF
Registration: KB233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:railway line between Lydney and Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Warboys, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Mosquito KB233 Took off for a night cross-country exercise to be conducted at high-level. 05/05/1945
Dived into ground at the railway line between Lydney and Gloucester at 00:10hrs. 06/05/1945
Mosquito was completely smashed, possibly due to loss of oxygen for the pilot.
S/Ldr (41152) Walter Henry CORBET (pilot) RAF - killed (Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 04 October, 1938)
1/Lt. (N.5734) Per BREIVIK (nav.) RNoAF - killed



Revision history:

29-Apr-2008 12:07 Nepa Added
22-Feb-2010 10:31 NePa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
29-Jan-2012 02:54 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2014 12:00 Route Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Oct-2014 10:03 Quentin Updated [Location, Narrative]
24-Sep-2015 11:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 16:15 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
13-Feb-2022 13:37 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
16-Nov-2023 16:58 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
03-Jan-2024 19:43 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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