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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48476
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:27-AUG-1948
Time:
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:75 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ2330
MSN: (ex.TE927)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tasman Sea, off Himatangi Beach, Horowhenua -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNZAF Ohakea AFB
Destination airport:RNZAF Ohakea
Narrative:
Mosquito NZ2330 (ex.TE927) Crashed into the sea off Himitangi. The aircraft was on a low flying exercise and crashed as it was recovering from a roll at low level. 27/08/1948
Crew:
F/Lt (NZ.391369) George Ronald SIMICH DFC (pilot) RNZAF - killed
F/Sgt (NZ.39128) Victor Horton BAIRD (nav.) RNZAF - killed


Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2. NZ Serials.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2008 00:16 angels one five Added
18-Jan-2010 04:21 NePa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
02-Feb-2010 02:37 NePa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
28-Mar-2010 23:53 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
19-Apr-2010 01:55 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn]
21-Mar-2011 18:58 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Sep-2011 06:05 Nepa Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2011 01:40 Nepa Updated [Registration, Narrative]
20-Oct-2011 16:45 angels one five Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2014 08:35 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
24-Jan-2014 15:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2014 10:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
03-Jul-2014 08:43 ABBA Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
03-Jul-2014 08:45 MiG21 Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2014 16:28 Shout Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Jul-2014 08:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
04-Aug-2014 18:43 Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
14-Dec-2014 10:09 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 13:13 Ivan Lother Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
04-Mar-2015 08:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
05-Mar-2015 08:13 T.T.Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2015 12:14 Yety Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
31-Jul-2015 09:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
06-Oct-2016 22:48 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
20-Nov-2016 09:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2017 10:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
13-Feb-2017 07:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
06-Apr-2017 10:59 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2017 11:00 angels one five Updated [Registration]
06-Apr-2017 11:00 angels one five Updated [Registration]
24-Apr-2017 14:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2020 06:17 Ron Averes Updated [Time, Location]
11-Jan-2021 11:05 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]
29-Jan-2021 19:58 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Operator]
14-Jul-2021 19:46 HB Updated [Time, Narrative, Operator]
28-Jul-2021 21:17 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative, Operator]
22-Sep-2021 01:04 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
23-Sep-2021 15:34 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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