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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166323
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1946
Time:
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:1 FU Royal Air Force (1 FU RAF)
Registration: TE654
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea 28 miles south-south-west of Toulon. -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF stn Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito TE654 - Crashed 28m SSW of Toulon presumed due to icing on ferry flight 15.1.1946
Crew:
F/Lt (145.079) John Geoffrey BIRKS (pilot) RAFVR - killed
W/O (1671332) Sinclair LYLE (nav.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
The Motherwell Times of June 28th 1946


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2014 11:19 Nepa Added
29-Aug-2015 11:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
29-Jan-2017 11:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2019 07:24 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Operator]

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