Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IX LR508, 24 Apr 1945
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70287
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IX
Owner/operator:109 Squadron Royal Air Force (109 Sqn RAF)
Registration: LR508
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Advanced Landing Ground B.58 Melsbroek/Brussels, Vlaams-Brabant. -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Little Staughton, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:B.58 Melsbroek/Brussels (B)
Mosquito LR508: Took off at 22:13 hrs for intruder mission over airfield Schleissheim. 24/04/1945
Homebound, the crew diverted to B.58 Brussels-Melsbroek but missed the approach. Attempted an overshoot to go round again, pulled up too steeply, stalled and dived into the ground.
F/Lt (NZ415706) John Trevor McGREAL DFC (pilot) RNZAF - killed
P/O (187095) Thomas LYNN DFC DFM (nav.) RAFVR - killed (NCO:1575011 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 19 December, 1944)


3. ORB 109 Sqdn RAF
4. Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

Revision history:

06-Dec-2009 09:39 NePa Added
22-Nov-2011 07:53 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2012 00:16 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
31-May-2013 16:58 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
15-May-2014 15:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Jun-2014 07:56 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
16-Sep-2015 08:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2016 08:51 Next Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Sep-2018 19:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-Apr-2021 11:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
24-Dec-2021 16:58 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
04-Aug-2022 18:13 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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