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Old 16th Mar 2019, 17:20
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Brian 48nav
 
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Originally Posted by megan View Post
Info on the web cites the last operational combat mission by a Mosquito ended on December 21, 1955, when a PR. 34A conducted a reconnaissance mission above suspected communist strongholds hidden in the jungles of Malaya. Were Mosquito's based in Singapore? Could be any number of reasons why a Mosquito in the Far East might make a trip to Japan I guess
81Sqn was the RAF's resident Far East PR/FR Sqn from 1946-1970 - it was equipped with the Mosquito PR34 from 9/46 to 12/55 - as you suppose, any number of reasons why one would be in Japan.
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