Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito PR Mk XVI A52-618, Thursday 10 January 1946
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Date:Thursday 10 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito PR Mk XVI
Owner/operator:87 (PR) Sqn RAAF
Registration: A52-618
MSN: (ex.RG123)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAAF stn Parkes, New South Wales -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAAF Balikpapan airfield
Destination airport:RAAF Parkes, NSW
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Mosquito A52-618 (ex.RG123) Took off for operation travel flight.10/01/1946
During a flight at 27,000 ft serious fire in the cockpit. Landing ok.
F/Lt (Aus.O3394) William David EPHGRAVE (pilot) RAAF - Ok
W/O (Aus.435574) Cyril Robert LONEY (nav.) RAAF - Ok


3.ORB 87 Sqdn RAAF

Revision history:

20-Sep-2019 19:16 Nepa Added [Operator]
02-Jun-2021 17:03 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
19-Jun-2021 08:40 Next Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative, Operator]
09-Dec-2021 21:23 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
31-Aug-2022 13:24 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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