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18 hours ago, Enigma said:

Which begs the quastion why that Mozzie was there in the first place.

This is possibly the accident. 

de Havilland DH98 Mosquito B Mk XVI. Squadron 692 (Fellowship of the Bellows) 

Mosquito MM224: Took off 18:40hrs for mission. 31/01/1945

On return attempted to land at the USAAF Sta.468 at Rougham near Bury St.Edmunds. Engine cut on return overshot landing and hit car RAF Bury St.Edmunds at 02:40 hrs. 01/02/1945. 

F/O (153022) Philip John Quarles Back DFC (pilot) RAFVR - injured. 
F/O (144763) Derek Tom Newell Smith DFC (nav.) RAFVR - injured. 

No information on the occupant(s) of the car. 



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