Mosquito HX949 487 Squadron

Mosquito HX949 487 Squadron

Date: 25 February 1944

Crash: Moustier-sur-Sambre

F/O EH Barbet J14137 RCAF Pilot KIA

F/O PR Mitchell Navigator KIA

« The Mosquito machine crashed at about 21.30 hours on 24th February 1944 at Moustier, Belgium and both of the crew were killed in the crash. A Belgian police official who got to the scene before Germans took from one of the crew a packet containing milk tablets and a few escape photographs…. »

« The plane was shot down over the village of Moustier, falling on a house there, where it burnt. »