ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144348
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:off at 22.35hrs from base at R.A.F. Upwood, Cambridgeshire. Lost without a trace It is thought possible that this Mosquito was shot down by the Luftwaffe nightfighter ace Oblt. Kurt Welter (1) of 10./NGJ11, flying an Me 262. 5 were scrambled to intercept the 60 strong Mosquitoes intruders with a single confirmed Abschuss (shooting down/kill) of a Mosquito.
de Havilland Mosquito B.Mk.XX
|Operator:||139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Departure airport:||RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire|
F/Lt (115.343) Geoffrey Amos NICHOLLS DFC (pilot) RAFVR - Killed
F/Lt (148.397) Jack Evelyn DAWES DFC and bar (obs) RAFVR - Killed
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