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Crash site of Mosquito HK382

crest raf squadron
Unit: 409 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: HK382
Mission: Reconnaissance
Crew officer: Fl/O R. Long
Incident: Lost control

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)



Control lost in cloud dived into ground 9m W of B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F) 16.3.1945 During a test flight the Mosquito control was lost and the aircraft dived into the ground.
Local reports state they crashed at 14:15 hrs at Le Bois Miron, nr. Annoeullin, Squadron ORB’s state 14:40 hrs. No details as to what caused the pilot to lose control.


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