Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk XIII HK406, 09 Aug 1944
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Date:09-AUG-1944
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk XIII
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HK406
MSN: KP-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile from RAF stn Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Hunsdon, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Mosquito HK406: Took off for Night Flying Test (NFT). 09/08/1944
Starboard engine fell off during a NFT, aircraft spun into ground near RAF Hunsdon.
Crew:
F/O (J/15673) Arthur Reginald CARTER DFC (pilot) RCAF - killed
P/O (J/20896) Thomas Causon KEWEN (nav.) RCAF - killed

Sources:

1.http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2.ORB 409 Sqdn RAF
3.http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=15673
F/O Carter's personnel records including accident report and investigation from DND Archives Canada
RCAF historical microfilms


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Feb-2010 10:32 NePa Added
24-Nov-2011 14:43 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 08:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
04-Jul-2014 15:02 Route Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Aug-2015 08:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Narrative]
24-Apr-2018 14:28 Nepa Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2021 17:07 tachel Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2021 23:42 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
29-Jan-2022 17:10 Nepa Updated [Cn, Narrative, Operator]

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