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Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:24-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk II
Owner/operator:239 Squadron Royal Air Force (239 Sqn RAF)
Registration: DZ290
C/n / msn: HB-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn West Raynham, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF West Raynham
Narrative:
Sixteen Mosquitoes (seven from 141 and nine from 239), of which only twelve took-off (six from each unit) were detailed to carry out Serrate / AI patrols in support of bombers who were attacking Karlsruhe. Nine aircraft successfully completed their sorties without event and all except one landed at Woodbridge on the return. 24/25.4.1944
The other three returned early:
141 'B' radar u/s,
239 'M' directional gyro u/s.
239 Sqn Mosquito DZ293 "HB-N" engine trouble and oxygen failure,
Crew: ????

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/showthread.php?14257-RAF-West-Raynham-Operations]
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
ORB 239 Sqn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2015 17:10 Thomas Fuk Added
14-Jun-2015 20:33 INV Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]
11-Aug-2015 04:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
17-Jan-2019 22:00 Nepa Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Operator]

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