Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XVI ML961, Wednesday 27 December 1944
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Date:Wednesday 27 December 1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk XVI
Owner/operator:109 Sqn RAF
Registration: ML961
MSN: HS-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Keent, 3km south of Weert, Limburg. -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Little Staughton, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito ML961: Took off at 13:00 hrs for an operation against Rheydt. 27/12/1944
Missing. Crashed at Keent (Limburg), a hamlet 3 km S of Weert, Holland.
Crew:
F/Lt (129945) William McKellar HODGSON DFC & AFM (pilot) RAFVR - killed (NCO:1381627 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 06 October, 1942)
F/O (168811) Alfred John CORK DFM (nav.) RAFVR - OK (NCO:1152931 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 25 January, 1944)

Sources:

1.http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2.ORB 109 Sqdn RAF
3.Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Nov-2009 23:33 NePa Updated
21-Nov-2009 10:57 NePa Updated
01-May-2012 05:57 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Jul-2014 14:01 Shout Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2015 08:07 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
13-Dec-2015 16:07 DB Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Mar-2016 12:54 pietrzak Updated [Source, Photo, ]
08-Mar-2016 12:54 pietrzak Updated [Photo, ]
05-Sep-2018 19:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
29-Apr-2019 17:16 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
30-Oct-2019 15:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code]
30-Oct-2019 15:34 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
08-Sep-2021 10:47 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]
15-Sep-2021 12:53 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Sep-2021 12:54 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
23-Dec-2021 16:22 Nepa Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Operator]
28-Dec-2021 09:19 Rob Davis Updated [Narrative]
06-Jan-2022 21:23 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
12-Mar-2022 08:23 Tupie65 Updated [Location, Source]
17-Jun-2022 03:03 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
18-Jun-2022 17:48 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
02-Aug-2022 10:30 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2022 10:41 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-Aug-2022 18:31 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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