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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121422
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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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 FB Mk 40
Owner/operator:5 OTU RAAF
Registration: A52-70
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barrington Tops National Park, Hunter Valley, New South Wales. -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAAF Williamstown, NSW (YWLM)
Destination airport:RAAF Moree, NSW (YMOR)
Mosquito A52-70 (No.5 Operational Training Unit RAAF): Took off for Training flight.16/04/1945
Was one of four Mosquitoes on a routine cross-country flight to RAAF Moree.
Mosquito A52-70 did not return to RAAF Williamtown. Had flown into trees during fog or cloud in
the Barrington Tops National Park, NSW. Search aircraft failed to locate Mosquito A52-70.
F/Lt (Aus.415454) Anthony Graham WARREN (pilot) RAAF - killed
F/O (Aus.430007) George Ferguson BIDSTRUP (nav.) RAAF - killed



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Revision history:

30-Mar-2011 13:20 Nepa Added
16-May-2014 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2014 17:37 Jixon Updated [Narrative]
22-Sep-2015 18:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
04-Sep-2019 19:58 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
09-Feb-2021 10:39 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Operator]
11-Jun-2021 16:30 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
14-Jun-2021 21:19 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Operator]
26-Nov-2021 20:41 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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