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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70531
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:25-MAR-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: W4084
C/n / msn: HB-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km east of Monceau-le-Wast, Picardie. -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito W4084/P - T/o at 23:00 hrs for bomber support mission of the Main Force to Berlin. Set on fire over the target at 17,000 feet in circumstances not readily apparent to the crew. Caught fire and abandoned on mission to Berlin. Crashed 2 km E of Monceau-le-Wast, France. 25.3.1944
Crew:
F/Lt (102.152) Roderick John ARMSTRONG (pilot) RAFVR - PoW
F/O (127.156) Edwin George Newton MOLD (nav.) RAFVR - PoW

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 Sqdn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Dec-2009 07:32 NePa Added
04-Jan-2010 21:21 NePa Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Narrative]
09-Feb-2012 14:18 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2014 12:37 Glock G19 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-Apr-2015 19:10 JEPA Updated [Location]
29-Jun-2015 16:56 AlLah Updated [Cn, Source]
08-Aug-2015 19:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
12-Oct-2015 19:11 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative]
10-Feb-2019 18:57 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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