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    Default Loss Mosquito TW288 - 15.Jul.48

    Hi
    Mosquito TR.Mk.33 TW288 of No.790 Sqn FAA Royal Navy was reported destroyed on 15.Jul.1948.
    TW288 - Crashed after pilot baled out when stbd engine caught fire 15.7.48
    (http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH9...odn%20list.txt)
    Does anybody have details about this loss Mosquito TW288 , such as the names of the crew and the place of crash?
    Regards Pavel

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    Air Britain Fleet air Arm aircraft since 1945 says

    TW288 790 Sqn Std Engine on fire crashed in sea Cat ZZ 15.7.48 Lt FC Musgrove baled out and reduced by Sea Otter


    On location given

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    Does 'reduced by a Sea Otter' suggest that the aircraft landed on top of the survivor and he's now only 5 feet tall?

    Sorry, I'll get my coat!

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    Hi
    Thank you very much for your help.
    Just another small question
    This is Sea Otter? (by www.google.cz/maps/place/SeaOtter.) ?
    Sea Otter
    Ireland Industrial Estate
    Adelphi Way
    Staveley, Chesterfield S43 3LS, United Kingdom
    Regards Pavel

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Sea_Otter

    Aggh" Rescued/Reduced that is problem trying to type with Iphone

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    Apology. I am tube.
    PA

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