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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1944
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk XII
Owner/operator:FIU Royal Air Force (FIU RAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Ford, West Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Ford, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Ford
Narrative:
Mosquito Fighter Interception Unit 3.January 1943.
Morning: W/Cdr Chisholm in a Mosquito did NFT
At night: There was a mammoth "Bullseye" Alas, however, it was controlled by Tangmere Sector and not Durrington G.C.I. and therefore was a complete and striking failure. W/Cdr Chisholm / F/Lt Clarke in a Mosquito flew twice.
On his second trip W/Cdr Chisholm's Mosquito blew a gasket. Flames belched, he feathered the offending propellor and returned safely on one engine.
Crew:
W/Cdr (90233) Roderick Aeneas CHISHOLM (pilot) RAF - Ok
F/Lt (85850) Francis Callender CLARKE (nav.) RAF - Ok

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=3280.135
ORB FIU RAF
ORB RAF Ford


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Mar-2016 09:36 Nepa Added
02-Mar-2016 11:15 Nick Slaughter Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2016 07:54 Nepa Updated [Registration, Source]

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