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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73108
Last updated: 18 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 NF Mk XIII
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HK512
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sailly-les-Lannoy, 6 km south-east ALG B.51 Lille/Vendeville, Nord. -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F)
Destination airport:
Mosquito HK512/A - Abandoned after engine fire a training-flight . The faulty engine was the starboard unit. Unable to extinguish, navigator baled out, aircraft rolled to port, pilot unable to jump intil too late. aircraft out of control in descent trapping pilot. Pilot apparently kicked control column.12.12.1944
F/Lt (J/20366) Harry Sinclair ELLIS (pilot) RCAF - killed
W/O (R/154053) William D. KING (nav.) RCAF - ok



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Revision history:

26-Feb-2010 01:14 NePa Added
30-Jan-2012 08:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 08:54 Nepa Updated [Departure airport]
15-May-2014 16:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Jul-2014 15:10 Route Updated [Narrative]
02-Oct-2014 14:15 INV Updated [Narrative]
25-Aug-2015 22:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
04-Feb-2016 15:20 Next Updated [Location]
05-Jun-2016 14:49 pietrzak Updated [Cn, Source, Photo, ]
06-May-2019 14:34 Nepa Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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