Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV DK299,
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Date:Saturday 11 July 1942
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:105 Sqn RAF
Registration: DK299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Missing - south of Rejsby å (River), Jutland -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St.Faith, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Mosquito DK299/S: Took off at 17:21 hrs for mission U-boat pens in Flensburg (Ger.). 11/07/1942
A Mosquito was the target for flak over Sylt. Crew believed that they were over Germany and chose to attack a secondary target. They choose Tønder rail way station in Denmark. DK299 followed the railroad to the north and south of Skærbæk it attacked a train. Meanwhile a German Bf 109G-1 fighter piloted by Uffz. Herbert Biermann of 2./JG 1 had closed in behind the Mosquito and opened fire. Apparently he dammaged it badly enough to make. Crew try to crash land the aircraft south of Rejsby å (River) at 19:09 hrs. 11.7.1942. 
Mosquito skidded across the fields at high speed, crossed the river and hit the opposite bank, and broke up. 
F/Lt (J/4819) George Pryce HUGHES (pilot) RCAF - Killed
P/O (65556) Thomas Albert GABE (obs) RAF - killed (NCO:983203 Commission Gazetted : Friday 30 May, 1941)


2.ORB 105 Sqdn RAF
5.Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
26 September 1942 DK325 105 Sqn RAF 2 Missing - Oslofjord. w/o


Mosquito Production list showing DK299 was a B Mk IV

Revision history:

03-Jan-2010 10:50 NePa Added
21-Feb-2010 01:18 NePa Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
20-Mar-2011 15:39 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-May-2014 11:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2014 09:03 Nepa Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Jul-2015 08:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
30-Sep-2015 17:30 Django Updated [Cn, Location]
30-Sep-2015 17:34 Django Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Apr-2016 16:20 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 17:07 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 15:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 17:14 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Jun-2018 19:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
09-Sep-2018 06:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
27-Jul-2021 20:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Operator]
30-Aug-2021 13:49 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
02-Sep-2021 20:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Narrative, Operator]
13-Oct-2021 18:15 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
10-Jan-2022 23:40 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
13-Feb-2022 19:59 grapeshot418 Updated [Source, Photo]
13-Feb-2022 20:13 grapeshot418 Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Jul-2022 21:46 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
05-Aug-2022 13:31 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2022 07:38 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
31-May-2023 08:59 Nepa Updated [[Narrative, Operator]]

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