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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121665
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:17-JAN-1947
Time:
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:Survey Flt RAAF
Registration: A52-620
MSN: (ex.RG151)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAAF stn Parafield airstrip, South Australia. -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Parafield, SA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito A52-620 (ex.RG151)
Crashed on take-off at RAAF Parafield airstrip.17.1 1947 - SOC 28.1.1947 
Swung to the left after 100 yards of takeoff run, undercarriage collapsed .
On 17 January 1947 Mosquito A52-620 swung on take-off at Parafield, South Australia, its undercarriage collapsed and before it came to rest the port propeller had been wrenched off and the mainplane extensively damaged. The crew escaped uninjured. SOC 28.1.1947 
Crew:
F/Lt (Aus.412976) Frank “Ted” LANGFORD DFC (pilot) RAAF - Ok
F/O (Aus.440593) Douglas William "Doug" BATZLOFF (nav.) RAAF - Ok

Sources:

1.http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2.http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a52.shtml


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Apr-2011 14:02 Nepa Added
10-Dec-2011 10:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2014 15:00 Juan P.Paco Updated [Narrative]
16-Sep-2014 07:58 Siczak Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Jul-2015 11:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Sep-2015 19:18 Django Updated [Location, Departure airport]
03-Jan-2019 12:24 Nepa Updated [Date, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]
03-Jan-2019 12:46 Nepa Updated [Date, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2020 21:58 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Operator]
02-Jun-2021 16:53 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Operator]
16-Jun-2021 17:06 Quentin Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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