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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143801
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Time:04:30 LT
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:418 (City of Edmonton) Sqn RCAF
Registration: LR268
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Schwichteler, Cappeln, Niedersachsen. -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Ford, Sussex
Destination airport:
Mosquito LR268 T/o for night intruder mission to Diepholz, Niedersachsen.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of the 7./schwere Flak-Abteilung 401 (RAD 10/214) and crashed.
F/O (J/16363) Joseph Earl McGRATH (pilot) RCAF - killed - 22 years old
F/O (J/24280) Donald Clifford BISSELL (nav.) RCAF - killed - 31 years old

ORB 418 Sqdn RCAF
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one

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Revision history:

17-Feb-2012 12:50 Nepa Added
22-Nov-2012 05:48 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
11-Aug-2013 18:30 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 14:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Jun-2014 07:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Jun-2015 03:14 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Aug-2015 15:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Mar-2016 18:10 Heil Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2019 19:38 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]
25-Apr-2019 14:22 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]
03-Dec-2019 09:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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