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  de Havilland Mosquito FB.40 Serial Number A52-70 
RAAF
5 OTU

Pilot  F/Lt Anthony Graham Warren, RAAF 415454 (KIA / BR)
Navigator  F/O George Ferguson Bidstrup, RAAF 430007 (KIA / BR)

Crashed  April 16, 1945


Aircraft History
Built by de Havilland Australia as a Mosquito FB.40.

Wartime History
During March 1945, delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Mosquito A52-70.

Mission History
Took off from Williamtown for a cross country flight to Moree, NSW, with three other Mosquitoes. The aircraft failed to return to Williamtown.

Wreckage
The wreckage of the aircraft was located in the Barrington Tops National Park in 1946.

Memorials
Both crew members are now buried at the Sandgate War Cemetery, Newcastle, NSW.

References
ADF Serials - Mosquito A52-70
RAAFDB - Mosquito A52-70
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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