Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV DZ353,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199357
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Date:Sunday 2 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B Mk IV
Owner/operator:627 Sqn RAF
Registration: DZ353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Oakington
Mosquito DZ353/B: Took off at 00:52 hrs for a bombing mission over Berlin. 02/01/1944
Returned early due to Icing and technical problems. Landing Ok at 02:07 hrs.
Five Mosquitoes from this squadron bombed the target (Berlin).
F/Lt (46016) Harry STEERE DFC DFM (pilot) RAF – Ok
F/O (Aus.404241) Kenneth William GALE DFC (nav.) RAAF - Ok


2.ORB 627 Sqn RAF

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
28 January 1944 DZ353 627 Sqn RAF 0 RAF stn Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England non
24 February 1944 DZ353 627 Sqn RAF 0 RAF stn Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England min
9 June 1944 DZ353 627 Sqn RAF 2 La Cour, Orgères, Ille-et-Vilaine département. w/o
7 October 1944 KB195 627 Sqn RAF 2 Westerschelde, Zeeland w/o
15 June 1945 DZ418 627 Sqn RAF 0 RAF stn Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, England w/o

Revision history:

04-Sep-2017 12:31 Nepa Added
16-Dec-2018 06:22 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
22-Feb-2022 17:07 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-Aug-2022 10:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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