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    Default N 410 sqn crashlandings at Melsbroek Belgium on december 12 1944 due to icing

    Hello ,

    On december 12 1944 two Mosquitos from N 410 Sqdn made a crashlanding at Melsbroek airfield in Belgium due to icing Mt-458 F/L Plummer BE - F/S Mac Leod A and MM-786 F/O Slipp LC - F/O Cameron BA. Does someone have some additional info on these crew ?

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    Default Re: N 410 sqn crashlandings at Melsbroek Belgium on december 12 1944 due to icing

    Alain

    Plummer - J10802 Benjamin Erwin Plumer: https://flyingforyourlife.com/pilots/ww2/p/plumer/

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    Default Re: N 410 sqn crashlandings at Melsbroek Belgium on december 12 1944 due to icing

    Couple of slight corrections:

    The ORB Form 541 has the date as December 10th 1944, and has F/O L. G. Slipp.

    Possibly Leonard George Slipp, b.1919?

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...eonard-g-slipp

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    Default Re: N 410 sqn crashlandings at Melsbroek Belgium on december 12 1944 due to icing

    There doesn't seem to be any record of MT458 serving with 410 Sqn.
    The relevant Air Britain serials book only shows service with 488 Sqn.

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    Default Re: N 410 sqn crashlandings at Melsbroek Belgium on december 12 1944 due to icing

    Hello
    410 Sqdn Mosquito MM786 - 10.12.1944
    Mosquito MM786 (410 Sqdn) Crash landings at B.58 Melsbroek Belgium to heavy due icing condilions. 10/12/1944 at 18:55 hrs.
    Crew: MM786
    P/O (J/86076) Leonard George "Len" SLIPP (pilot) RCAF - Ok
    F/O (J/20665) B.A. CAMERON (nav.) RCAF - Ok
    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/265647

    410 Sqdn Mosquito MT485 - 10.12.1944
    Mosquito MT485 (410 Sqdn) crash landings at B.58 Melsbroek Belgium to heavy due icing condilions. 10/12/1944 at 19:00 hrs.
    Crew: MT485
    F/Lt (J/10802) Benjamin Erwin "Ben" PLUMER DFC (pilot) RCAF - Ok
    F/Sgt A. McLEOD (nav.) RCAF - Ok
    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/265648
    Regards
    Pavel

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