Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI VL729,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161461
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Date:Friday 9 January 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI
Owner/operator:107 Sqn RAF
Registration: VL729
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Istres/Le Tubé Air Base near Istres, northwest of Marseille. -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:Y.17 Istres/Le Tubé
Mosquito VL729: Took off for training flight the route Wahn - Luqa - Istres - Wahn. 09/01/1948
On return undercarriage collapsed on landing Y.17 Istres France.
F/O (????) COOK (pilot) RAF? - Ok 
W/O (????) SKIPPER (nav.) RAF? - Ok


2.ORB 107 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

16-Oct-2013 12:53 Nepa Added
30-May-2014 13:56 Nepa Updated [Registration, Destination airport]
28-Aug-2014 13:10 Shout Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Jan-2015 13:38 Tu144 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2015 10:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
16-Oct-2015 18:35 Jimi Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
04-Feb-2016 13:54 Next Updated [Location]
07-Sep-2018 05:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
14-Sep-2019 08:51 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
03-Jan-2020 21:33 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]
25-Dec-2021 23:22 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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