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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138635
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:04-APR-1944
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:464 Sqn RAAF
Registration: HR185
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Oosterbeek, 7km west of Arnhem. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito HR185 T/o at 23:40 hrs on the night of 3/4th November 1944 as part of a Squadron force of fifteen aircraft detailed to carry out night intruder operations against communications in Holland and north west Germany. Mosquito HR185 failed to return from the mission. Lost to Flak. 4.4.1944
Crew:
W/O (658315) John Inglis McCRONE (pilot) RAF - killed
F/Sgt (1339750) Thomas George PHIPPEN (nav.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a52.shtml

https://www.awm.gov.au//catalogue/research_centre/pdf/rc09125z014_1.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2011 11:34 Nepa Added
04-Oct-2011 23:57 Nepa Updated [Date, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2014 10:06 Nick Slaughter Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Aug-2015 07:07 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
18-Mar-2019 19:40 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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