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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193834
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:21-DEC-1944
Time:17:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk 25
Owner/operator:142 Squadron Royal Air Force (142 Sqn RAF)
Registration: KB397
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Gransden Longe, Huntingdonshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gransden Longe, Huntingdonshire.
Destination airport:RAF Gransden Longe
Narrative:
Mosquito KB397/P - The fog lifted enough on the 21st to allow three crews to be dispatched on an “Early Window” operation. T/o 16:25 hrs to op. Köln/Nippes marshalling yards. One aircraft KB397-P, flown by F/O Hannigan and F/Sgt Northridge developed a severe shudder in the airframe and returned to base 45 minutes after taking off.
Crew:
F/O (NZ415759) D.G. HANNIGAN (pilot) RNZAF - Ok
F/Sgt (Aus437055) Denis NORTHRIDGE (nav.) RAAF - Ok

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
ORB 142 Sqdn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2017 10:48 Nepa Added
06-Sep-2018 11:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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