Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk 36 RL260,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164214
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Date:Wednesday 4 January 1950
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:228 OCU RAF
Registration: RL260
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1/2 mile south of RAF stn Catterick, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Mosquito RL260: Took off for training flight. 04/01/1950
Abandoned when crew believed rear fuselage on fire on take off 1/2mile south of RAF Catterick.
F/Lt (183.032) Eric Alfred LAMPKIN (pilot) RAF - Ok baled out
F/O (500719) James McLean PEARSON (nav.) RAF – Ok baled out


2. A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT233.
4. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/30/S2475.
7. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells.

Revision history:

23-Feb-2014 16:47 Nepa Added
18-Jun-2014 16:55 Nepa Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Narrative]
11-Jul-2014 05:17 Route Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Apr-2015 20:30 Next Updated [Location]
25-Jul-2015 05:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Aug-2015 19:44 Iwosh Updated [Location]
24-Mar-2019 17:46 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative, Operator]
22-Dec-2019 19:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2019 21:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Jan-2020 19:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Operator]
22-Jun-2021 20:12 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator]
27-Nov-2021 18:39 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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