Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV DK320,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70920
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Date:Monday 4 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:8 (C) OTU RAF
Registration: DK320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North Sea, Sullom Voe, Shetlands, distance Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeenshire
Destination airport:
Mosquito DK320: Took off on a Training flight /low level navigation exercise. 04/10/1943.
Missing. Supposedly shot down by German fighter during navex exercise. Parts of the fuselage drifted ashore in the Foe of Footabrough at Sullom Voe.
Ltn. (N.5593) Arve BRAATHEN (pilot) RNoAF: killed
Ltn. (N.1028) Nils ROMNAES (nav.) RNoAF: killed


4.Global Losses Database (Henk Welting) Database


Mosquito Production list showing DK320 was a B Mk IV, note Source #1 URL to confirm

Revision history:

03-Jan-2010 04:52 NePa Added
07-Jan-2010 09:58 NePa Updated [Location, Narrative]
25-Mar-2010 11:32 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-May-2010 13:18 angels one five Updated [Operator]
02-Nov-2010 15:20 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Nov-2011 12:42 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2014 09:21 Next Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Oct-2014 10:12 Route Updated [Narrative]
03-Aug-2015 11:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
09-Dec-2018 16:49 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
28-Aug-2021 09:13 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
28-Aug-2021 09:13 TigerTimon Updated [Damage]
22-Oct-2021 22:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Feb-2022 17:09 grapeshot418 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Photo]
17-Mar-2022 09:19 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Sep-2022 22:01 Nepa Updated [Damage, Narrative, Operator]

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