Aircraft Accidents

Aircraft Accidents

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Mosquito on 4th July 1949 close to Little Rissington. The aircraft was flown by Roger Emett (died 1971). He walked away with a broken hand when one of the props sliced through the cockpit.

LR556 TIII 305/51OTU/54OTU/CFS Lost height on single-engined overshoot with flaps down 1 1/2m SE of Moreton-in-Marsh 4.7.49
Date: 15-AUG-1949

Type: de Havilland Mosquito T.Mk.III
Operator: CFS RAF
Registration: HJ885
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: RAF stn Little Rissington – United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature: Training
Departure airport: RAF Little Rissington
Destination airport:
Narrative: Crash landed on single-engined overshoot Little Rissington 15.8.49

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