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SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 16/05/1944  Berlin  ML988  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2229 Oakington. On return to base the bomb doors opened in error as the crew made ready to land. This resulted in a sudden loss of height and the Mosquito crashed 0254 into trees at University Farm, Gitton and quite close to the airfield. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  B E Knight      126681  CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY  2651267  17/05/1944 
                 F/O  A J Baldwin  DFM  22  130728  WANDSWORTH (STREATHAM) CEMETERY  2429794  17/05/1944 
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571 10/06/1944  Berlin  MM125  Lancaster III  T/o 2335 Oakington. Crashed in the Kampduin area (Noord-Holland), 13 km S of Bergen. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J Downey  DFM  26  116504  BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY  2619820  11/06/1944 
                 P/O  R A Wellington             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 15/06/1944  Gelsenkirchen  ML975  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2338 Oakington. Hit by flak and crashed between the two small towns of Marbeck and Heiden and some 3 kms SE of Borken. A fire broke out on impact and soon afterwards the bomb load exploded. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  F B Brandwood    26  133217  REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY  2037123  16/06/1944 
                 F/O  J Miller    26  133956  REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY  2040392  16/06/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 7/07/1944  Berlin  ML968  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2308 Oakington. Crash landed 0355 in a cornfield near Waterbeach airfield, Cambridge. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  S P McGee             
                 F/Sgt  J W Adams             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 16/07/1944  Air Test  MM120  Mosquito XVI  On return to Oakington at 1540 the undercarriage collapsed on landing. No injuries reported. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R W McLennon             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 18/07/1944  Berlin  MM136  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2355 Oakington. Crashed 0205 2 km NE of Landin, 15 km NE of Rathenow. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  T E Dodwell  DFC +  29  115307  BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY  2079306  19/07/1944 
                 P/O  G W Cash             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 20/07/1944  Hamburg  ML984  Mosquito XVI  T/o 0017 Oakington. Hit by flak and crashed 0219 possibly near Brunsbuttel on the N bank of the Elbe. F/L Calder RCAF, baled out wounded in both legs by shrapnel and without his dingy. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  D L Thompson             
                 F/Lt  J P S Calder    29  J/4695  KIEL WAR CEMETERY  2356241  21/07/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 11/08/1944  Berlin  PF386  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2221 Oakington one of thirty three crews to attack rail facilities. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  K J Pinkerton             
                 F/O  K J Campbell             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 12/09/1944  Berlin  MM127  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2041 Oakington. Hit by flak which damaged the fuel tanks. Subsequently ran low on fuel and abandoned 0105 having regained the Anglia coast. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  N J Griffiths             
                 F/O  W Ball             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 22/10/1944  Hamburg  PF395  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1656 Oakington. On return an engine failed and soon afterwards all R/T contact was lost. It was later established that the Mosquito had crashed 2123 into a rock face at Dovestone Rocks in the Chew Valley near Greenfield, 5 miles E of Oldham, Lancashire. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  E D Scotland    30  147351  CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY  1526432  22/10/1944 
                 Sgt.  H R C Soan    22  1398223  CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY  1526443  22/10/1944 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 18/11/1944  Hanover  PF399  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2229 Oakington and crashed, skidding out of control from a very wet runway. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  J H Higgins             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 21/11/1944  Stuttgart  PF379  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1707 Oakington. Developed problems with the hydraulic system and turned back, crash landing 2030 at Manston airfield, Kent, where it is reported the 4,000lb bomb fell off as the Mosquito touched down. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  J N Campbell             
                 F/Lt  A A B Cleaver             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 1/01/1945  Hannau  MM124  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1619 Oakington. Homebound, broke from cloud and crashed 2130 into trees at Stetchworth, 10 miles E of Cambridge and totally wrecked. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  H Ross      168834  ABERDEEN (SPRINGBANK) CEMETERY  2458421  1/01/1945 
                 Sgt.  H Cook      1054100  SUMMERSEAT (ROWLANDS) METHODIST CHURCHYARD  2700691  1/01/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 5/01/1945  Berlin  ML942  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1710 Oakington. Homebound abandoned over France in the vicinity of Douai. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  F L Henry             
                 F/Sgt  R A Stinson             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 14/01/1945  Berlin  ML976  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1746 Oakington. Attempted to land at Brussels-Melsbroek, but the weather was very foggy and while trying to locate the runway, flew into a tree. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  J Maddocks    31  51271  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2109155  14/01/1945 
                 F/Sgt  J Phillips    25  1564419  BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY  2109229  14/01/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 5/02/1945  Berlin  MM115  Mosquito XVI  T/o 0215 Oakington. Lost without trace. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  K C S Legge    31  144177  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1803284  6/02/1945 
                 F/O  B O Davis    32  162484  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  231942  6/02/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 21/02/1945  Berlin  PF398  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2204 Oakington but attacked Breman as an alternative. Diverted to Brussels and crash landed at 0140. No injuries reported. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  F L Henry             
                 F/Sgt  R A Stinson             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 19/03/1945  Air Test  PF387  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1109 Oakington but the port engine failed and the crew turned back, only to overshoot and crash 1121 at Burgess Field, Second Cuckoo Grove near Cottenham, 6 miles N of Cambridge. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  A F Ceeley    23  185912  BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY  2762149  19/03/1945 
                 F/O  W E H O'Bryan    29  J/45422  BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY  2667966  19/03/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 26/03/1945  Berlin  PF438  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1859 Oakington. Landed 2324 at base and ran into another Mosquito whose pilot had advised Flying Control that he was clear of the runway. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  H H Tattershall  DFC           
                 F/Lt  K C A Smith             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 27/03/1945  Berlin  RV326  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1907 Oakington. Crashed 1945 into a cornfield at Zevenhuisen (Groningen), 25 km SW from Groningen. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  G D Hudson  AFC  26  413419  LEEK (ZEVENHUIZEN) GENERAL CEMETERY  2649575  27/03/1945 
                 F/O  M G Gant    21  J/42505  LEEK (ZEVENHUIZEN) GENERAL CEMETERY  2649574  27/03/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 4/04/1945  Magdeburg  RV305?  Mosquito XVI  T/o Oakington. (Ed- Have same serial RV305 for 128 Sqn, lost 7/3/45 on Mission to Berlin?) 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 W/O1  A B Clarke    24  411565  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1084493  5/04/1945 
                 F/Sgt  A C Beaton    28  1063934  BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY  2078682  5/04/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 9/04/1945  Air Test  MM148  Mosquito XVI  T/o 1457 Oakington. Starboard engine failed. Returned to base, made a fast approach and landed 1515 without sufficient runway to stop. The undercarriage was retracted to stop the aircraft. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R F Sturgeon             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 9/04/1945  Plauen  MM169  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2024 Oakington to mark railway yards. Returned on one engine but overshot and crashed landed at 0133. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 P/O  W H Clegg             
                 F/O  A E Spencer             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 10/04/1945  Berlin  ML963  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2137 Oakington. Both airmen rejoined their Squadron before the end of the month. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/O  R D Oliver             
                 F/Sgt  L M Young             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 11/04/1945  Berlin  PF381  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2040 Oakington but swung out of control whereupon the port undercarriage leg was torn off. No injuries reported. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 W/O  D Little             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 11/04/1945  Berlin  RV355  Mosquito XVI  T/o 2026 Oakington but the port engine boost capsule failed and the aircraft veered from the runway, losing its undercarriage and hitting a gun post. No injuries reported. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 S/L  D Colby             
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 13/04/1945  Training  RV357  Mosquito XVI  Crashed at Oakington when the pilot realised his high speed run at low level across the airfield was taking him towards a group of trees. Pulling up sharply, the port wing clipped one of the trees causing the aircraft to flick roll, twice, before plunging into the ground. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  M J T Cane  DFM    50217  BROMLEY HILL CEMETERY  2427920  13/04/1945 
                 P/O  R J Mirow    25  434731  CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY  2651374  13/04/1945 
SqnDateTaskDesigTypeComments
571 2/08/1945  Air Test  MM179  Mosquito XVI  To 1442 Warboys, returning to base 1529. On landing Mosquito ballooned back into the air and before the pilot could catch his aircraft on the throttles it bounced fo a second time. With power applied it ran into the overshoot area and caught fire. Both officers died shortly afterwards in Ely Hospital. 
RankInitSurnameDecorationUnitAgeDispositionService No.CemeteryCWGrefDeceased
                 F/Lt  T V Laffey    25  123989  HEBBURN CEMETERY  2838297  3/08/1945 
                 F/O  A H Ching    22  427187  CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY  2650973  8/08/1945