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Old 23rd March 2005, 04:15
Horst Weber Horst Weber is offline
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Horst Weber
Re: mosquito crash 26 Nov. 1944

Hi lancaster !

On 25 November, you find two MOSQUITO losses:
- MT463 No. 488 Sq. accident at Amiens/Glisy
- LR384 No. 60 OTU out of control into sea

26 November:
- NT207 No. 107 Sq, 138 Wing, 2nd TAF; hit by flak, disposition unknown
- MM203 No. 128 Sq, Bomber Command; return Nürnberg, engine failure
- HP913 No. 305 Sq, 125 Wing, 2nd TAF; flak-hit, abandoned near Reims(F)
- PZ278 No. 305 Sq, 125 Wing, 2nd TAF; missing
- PZ333 No. 305 Sq, 125 Wing, 2nd TAF; missing
- HK427 No. 409 Sq, 149 Wing, 2nd TAF; accidental damage, no further details
Note: all lost No. 305 Sq.a/c were detailed: Attacking rail movement SOEST-HAMM-OSNABRUECK-HENGELO (NL)-MUENSTER areas.

Three additional missions that day are reported by 8th AF, when 25th BG despatched two MOSQUITO on weather recce to Germany and one MOSQUITO to special operations to Holland.

One MOSQUITO, NS382, of USAAF is reported been written off battle
damaged on Nov. 28th, 1944.

All the best,

Horst Weber
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