Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk 36 RK956,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164059
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Date:Monday 10 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk 36
Owner/operator:141 Sqn RAF
Registration: RK956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF stn Coltishall, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Mosquito RK956: Tookoff for Training sortie. 10/01/1949.
The radar panels on the aircraft's nose came off during the take-off run. In order to facilitate an emergency stop, the pilot closed the throttles, raised the undercarriage, but to no avail. The Mosquito still overran the runway at RAF Coltishall, and broke its back (broke in two) after impacting rough ground beyond the end of the runway.
Crew: ???? Ok


2.ORB 141 Sqdn RAF
3.Final Landings: A Summary of RAF Aircraft and Combat Losses 1946 to 1949.
4.National Archives (PRO Kew) File Air27/2434/21: 5.


Revision history:

20-Feb-2014 09:29 Nepa Added
29-Jul-2014 15:09 Juan P.Paco Updated [Location, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 06:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
03-Sep-2018 12:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
18-Aug-2021 15:33 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Aug-2021 15:35 SK Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Operator]
04-Nov-2021 09:31 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
06-Aug-2023 06:55 Nepa Updated [[Narrative, Operator]]

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