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Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:15-SEP-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.Mk IV
Owner/operator:139 (Jamaica) Squadron Royal Air Force (139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF)
Registration: DZ478
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:RAF Wyton
Narrative:
Mosquito DZ448 T/o at 20:20 hrs for mission to Berlin. 14.9.1943
S/Ldr Braithwaite was coned over Brandenburg on September 14/15 en route to Berlin. The Mosquito was hit at least 10 times by flak but, typifying the spirit of 139 Sqn, Braithwaite continued on to bomb Berlin. Had to return to England on a single engine and land safely at 01:00 hrs.15.9.43 in RAF Wyton
Crew:
S/Ldr (91060) Denys Anderson BRAITHWAITE DFC (pilot) RAF - Ok
F/O (133.060) Philip Louis Ulric CROSS DFC (nav.) RAFVR - Ok


Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
ORB 139 Sqdn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2018 08:25 Nepa Added
23-Apr-2018 19:23 Nepa Updated [Date, Registration, Narrative]

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