Incident de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk II HJ646,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72053
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Date:Saturday 1 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic MOSQ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF Mk II
Owner/operator:157 Sqn RAF
Registration: HJ646
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF stn Predannack, Cornwall, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF Predannack
Mosquito HJ646: Took off as part of a 4-ship Instep Patrol. 01/01/1944
During the Instep Patrol another Mosquito flown by F/L Sumner and F/O Southall experienced trouble with its long-range fuel tank or fuel pump. There are ORB Form 540 and Form 541 discrepancies regarding the cause. Lt Collard and P/O Villeneuve escorted them back to Predannack. HJ646 was damaged during landing and initially declared Cat B, but this was changed to Cat E on 11 Feb 44.
Lt (????) COLLARD (pilot) ?? – Ok
P/O (????) VILLENEUVE (nav.) ?? - Ok


2.ORB 157 Sqdn RAF


157 Sqn ORB entry for 1 Jan 44

Revision history:

30-Jan-2010 08:54 NePa Added
11-Nov-2011 10:35 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2012 12:25 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport]
08-Oct-2013 20:11 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Oct-2013 07:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
24-Jun-2014 18:47 Next Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Jun-2015 03:10 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Jun-2015 06:43 Angel dick one Updated [Location, Narrative]
01-Aug-2015 19:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-Apr-2016 07:47 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative]
30-Jul-2018 10:20 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2019 10:20 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
11-Oct-2021 18:57 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
11-Oct-2021 19:03 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
24-Jul-2022 07:42 grapeshot418 Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo]
31-Jul-2022 20:42 Nepa Updated [Narrative, Operator]
19-Aug-2023 11:55 Nepa Updated [[Narrative, Operator]]

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