Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI HX869,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142247
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Date:Saturday 20 November 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI
Owner/operator:23 Sqn RAF
Registration: HX869
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Parco Naturale. -   San Marino
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pomigliano airfield /Pomigliano d'Arco
Destination airport:
Mosquito HX869: TooK off at 23:45 hrs for mission to Montecchio. 19/11/1943
DBR in accident due to fog at 02:26 hrs. 20/11/1943
F/Sgt (1213930) Donald Hepworth BENTLEY (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1323213) Victor Horace CAUSEWAY (nav.) RAFVR - killed


2.ORB 23 Sqdn RAF


Photo: Luca Piancastelli

Revision history:

03-Feb-2012 02:20 Nepa Added
22-Oct-2014 13:35 QQ3 Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Country, Narrative]
29-Oct-2014 18:07 N. Slaughter Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2014 17:50 Siczak Updated [Narrative]
04-Aug-2015 14:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
15-Jul-2017 16:34 piancas Updated [Time]
16-Jul-2017 17:29 harro Updated [Photo, ]
16-Jul-2017 17:34 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source]
16-Jul-2017 17:34 harro Updated [Source]
29-Dec-2018 17:17 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
29-Dec-2018 17:17 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]
18-Oct-2021 10:56 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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