Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV DZ434,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70307
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Date:Friday 22 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV
Owner/operator:109 Sqn RAF
Registration: DZ434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bourne, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Mosquito DZ434: Took off for a training flight / Cross country exercise. 22/10/1943
During night flying practice got into difficulties when descending through cloud and the aircraft disintegrated following loss of control and dived into the ground. Pilot was killed and the navigator was thrown out of the aircraft and was able to use his chute and land safely.
F/O (Aus.400989) Frederick Roy JACKSON DFM (pilot) RAAF - killed
P/O (Aus.406538) Vivian Ernest Richard PIPER DFC & Bar (nav.) RAAF - baled out /OK


3.ORB 109 Sqdn RAF

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

8 April 1943 DZ430 109 Sqn RAF 2 Hartford, near RAF stn Wyton, Cambridgeshire, England w/o
31 August 1943 DZ425 109 Sqn RAF 0 Little Friars, Thornes, 1 mile WNW of Swaffham, Norfolk, England w/o
9 November 1943 DZ492 109 Sqn RAF 0 RAF stn Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England w/o
7 January 1944 DZ435 109 Sqn RAF 0 near Narborough, 6miles north-west of Swaffham, Norfolk, England w/o
6 May 1944 ML958 109 Sqn RAF 2 Herkenbosch - Melick, Limburg. w/o
18 June 1944 ML900 109 Sqn RAF 0 St.Neots, near RAF stn Little Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England w/o
27 December 1944 ML961 109 Sqn RAF 1 Keent, 3km south of Weert, Limburg. w/o


Mosquito Production list showing DZ434 was a B Mk IV, note Source #1 URL to confirm

Revision history:

07-Dec-2009 10:56 NePa Added
05-Mar-2011 03:02 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative]
14-Oct-2011 10:31 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2014 16:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2014 12:57 Repac Updated [Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 12:05 Repac Updated [Location, Narrative]
03-Aug-2015 11:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
12-Dec-2015 19:04 Faun Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
04-Sep-2018 10:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Apr-2019 20:09 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
28-Aug-2021 09:27 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Source]
04-Sep-2021 22:20 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Feb-2022 17:08 grapeshot418 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Photo]
30-Jun-2022 12:19 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
02-Dec-2023 11:06 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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