Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI NS950,
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Date:Tuesday 6 June 1944
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:515 Sqn RAF
Registration: NS950
MSN: 3P-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bergse Maas near Dussen and Hank; Noord-Brabant. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Little Snoring, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Mosquito NS950: Took off at 00:05 hrs for a support bomber mission to operation Overlord (patrol to Gilze-Rijen airfield). 06/06/1944
Mosquito NS950 fell victim to the night fighter crew of Hptm Heinz Strüning & Oberleutnant Fritz-Konrad Apel, who had been scrambled from Venlo in Heinkel He 219 A-0 G9+CL at 02:32 hrs.
S/Ldr (41479) John Leslie SHAW (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1623168) Philip STANDLEY-SMITH (nav.) RAFVR - killed


2.ORB 515 Sqdn RAF
3.Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part three

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
27 April 1944 NS895 515 Sqn RAF 2 near Deelen airfield, Gelderland w/o
1 May 1944 NS847 515 Sqn RAF 2 2 km northeast of Bazel, Kruibeke, East Flanders. w/o
11 May 1944 NS932 515 Sqn RAF 2 Westelijke Kanaaldijk near Wemeldinge, Zeeland. w/o
11 May 1944 NS929 515 Sqn RAF 2 Oosterschelde estuary off Kats, Zeeland w/o
13 May 1944 DZ638 692 (Fellowship of the Bellows) Sqn RAF 2 sea am Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog w/o
28 August 1944 PZ161 515 Sqn RAF 2 between the Dalweg and Talmalaan roads at Soest, prov. of Utrecht. w/o
4 September 1944 PZ163 515 Sqn RAF 0 Dutch part of the Dollard Bay, Groningen prv. w/o
16 September 1944 PZ184 515 Sqn RAF 2 5 km north of Achmer airfield, Bramsche, Niedersachsen. w/o
18 September 1944 NS962 515 Sqn RAF 2 Plantlünne airfield, Niedersachsen w/o
21 November 1944 PZ344 515 Sqn RAF 2 Walbeck, Geldern, Nordrhein-Westfalen w/o
19 March 1945 NS957 515 Sqn RAF 2 near Ciney, 14 km east-north-east of Dinant, Namur. w/o
Mid-air collision

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Nov-2009 10:32 NePa Updated
27-Feb-2012 13:56 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2014 12:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Jun-2014 19:22 MiG21 Updated [Narrative]
14-Aug-2015 08:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
09-May-2019 13:18 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
03-Oct-2020 19:41 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2020 21:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]
01-Sep-2021 21:43 TB Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
06-Jan-2022 19:09 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
28-Jun-2022 17:07 Nepa Updated [Source, Operator]

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