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Mossie Down - the pilot's report of the aircraft's crash, courtesy of Norm Malaney
 
Windsor Star articles from 1996 on the recovery of the Mossie remains after the crash
Quartet abuzz over Mosquito (Saturday, July 6, 1996)
Mosquitoes and rain …in the midnight sun (Saturday, July 20, 1996)
Plane parts freed from cold storage (Saturday, July 20, 1996)
18-hour workdays in Land of Midnight Sun (Monday, July 22, 1996)
Arctic junk hauled south (Monday, July 22, 1996?)
Aviation buffs mourn loss of vintage bomber (Monday, July 22, 1996?)
Mosquito has landed (Monday, July 22, 1996)
Bugs, beer and elbow grease (Tuesday, July 23, 1996)
Adventure in a silent land comes to a cold, wet end (Wednesday, July 24, 1996)
 
Progress of the rebuild as at March 2005, courtesy of Mike McMahon, The Windsor Mosquito Group. To see larger versions of each image, click on the image. Note that the bombsight was donated by Ed Landstrome.
Cockpit mockup Side panel drill jig Left side of wing spar
Centre view of wing spar Wing nose ribs Wing centre ribs
Wing ribs Wing skins Elevator
Elevator Elevator Rudder
Tail wheel assembly Long range fuel tank Merlin engine recovered from Pelly Lake
Exhaust shrouds Engine tub borrowed from TENN Propeller
Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa assembled Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa assembled Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa (bomb settings)
Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa box Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa box Course setting bombsight Mk.IXa in its box
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If you would like to contact The Windsor Mosquito Bomber Group, their address is:

Mosquito Bomber Group
CH2A
Group Box 40, Airport Rd.
Windsor, On N8V 1A2
Canada

Tel: (+1) 519-972-0938

 
Note: The first fuselage off the jigs from Glyn Powell's rebuild of NZ2308 will eventually become part of the rebuild of CF-HMR.
 

Previous Images

Progress of the rebuild, February 2001
Progress of the rebuild, January 2001
Progress of the rebuild in 1999/2000
Images of the recovery operation in 1996
 
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