Accident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV DZ425, Tuesday 31 August 1943
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Date:Tuesday 31 August 1943
Time:00:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV
Owner/operator:109 Sqn RAF
Registration: DZ425
MSN: HS-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Little Friars, Thornes, 1 mile WNW of Swaffham, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito DZ425: Tookoff 23:38 hrs for bombing mission over Duisburg. 30/08/1943
Crashed after take-off from base in Little Fraiars, Thornes, 1mile WNW Swaffham at 00:25hrs. 31/08/1943
Crew:
P/O (NZ414602) Alan Alfred DRAY (pilot) RNZAF - injured
F/Sgt (1378615) Kenneth Lyddon PRING (nav.) RAFVR - injured

Sources:

1.http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
2.ORB 109 Sqdn RAF

Images:


Mosquito Production list showing DZ425 was a B Mk IV, note Source #1 URL to confirm

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2010 12:04 NePa Added
26-Feb-2012 06:58 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2014 07:01 ABBA Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
14-Jul-2014 12:49 ABBA Updated [Location, Narrative]
30-Jul-2015 19:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
18-Sep-2015 13:35 AlLah Updated [Narrative]
04-Sep-2018 10:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]
03-Apr-2019 21:11 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
23-Aug-2021 13:01 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2021 13:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn]
01-Sep-2021 09:38 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Operator]
22-Oct-2021 22:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Operator]
17-Feb-2022 17:41 grapeshot418 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Photo]
29-Jul-2022 21:17 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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