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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70954
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:
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:464 Sqn RAAF
Registration: NT231
MSN: SB-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Heverlee, 3km south of Leuven. Locality Leuven,Vlaams-Brabant. -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito NT231/U: Missing from night intruder missin over the Ardennes. 01/01/1945.
Take off at 01:40 hrs on the 1st January 1945, being one of 18 aircraft from the squadron detailed to bomb enemy concentrations in the battle area and attack motor transport, tanks, villages and woods.
Mosquito NT231 failed to return from the mission.
Crew:
P/O (J/93970) Irvine Clifford BRADLEY (pilot) RCAF - killed
F/Sgt (1602613) Edward Owen BULE (nav.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

1.http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txtt
2.ORB 464 Sqdn RAF
3.https://www.awm.gov.au//catalogue/research_centre/pdf/rc09125z014_1.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2010 21:25 NePa Added
28-Sep-2011 11:18 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2014 11:04 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2015 12:53 Angel dick one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
06-May-2019 14:37 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
21-Mar-2020 16:53 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2020 10:00 Anon. Updated [Cn, Narrative, Operator]
08-Sep-2021 20:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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