DH.98 Mosquito 
Mosquito FB Mark VI Series 2, MM417 EG-T of No 487 Squadron, RNZAF from RAF Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, February 1944 carrying a 500lb bomb beneath each wing.
IWM (CH 12416)
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Mosquito FB Mark VI Series 2, MM417 EG-T, of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF based at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, in flight carrying two 500-lb MC bombs on underwing carriers.
28 February 1944.
. IWM (CH 12415)
The most photographed Mosquito in 487 Sqn. The aircraft flew only 2 operations before being damaged beyond repair in a "friendly Fire" incident. (More to follow)
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Three De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI Series 2s of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF based at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, flying in tight starboard echelon formation, with 500-lb MC bombs on fitted on underwing carriers.
. IWM (CH 12412)
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Aircrew of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF attend a final briefing in front of their De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs at Sculthorpe, Norfolk, prior to taking off on the first Mosquito raid mounted by No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group. 24 aircraft from No. 464 and No. 487 Squadron RNZAF successfully attacked two power stations in France without loss
. IWM (HU 81327)
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De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs (HX965 'EG-C' leading) of No. 487 Squadron RAF, lined up at Sculthorpe, Norfolk, prior to taking off on the first Mosquito raid mounted by No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group. 24 aircraft from No. 464 and No. 487 Squadron RNZAF successfully attacked two power stations in France without loss.
IWM (HU 81325)
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The crew of De Havilland Mosquito 'EG-X' of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF at Sculthorpe, Norfolk, gather round their aircraft prior to the first Mosquito raid mounted by No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, in which 24 aircraft from No. 464 Squadron RAAF and 487 Squadron successfully attacked two power stations in France. In the background are two of No. 464's participating Mosquitos, HP851 'SB-U' and HJ772 'SB-W'.
IWM (HU 81331)
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Group Captain P C "Pick" Pickard (centre), Commander of No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, flanked by Wing Commander I G E "Daddy" Dale, Commanding Officer of No. 21 Squadron RAF (to Pickard's right), and Wing Commander A G "Willie" Wilson, Commanding Officer of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF, visit No. 464 Squadron RAAF at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, prior to a daylight raid against flying-bomb sites in the Pas-de-Calais. No. 464's De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs have been loaded with 250-lb MC bombs for the operation: HX913 'SB-N' can be seen in the background.
. IWM (HU 81335)
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Mosquito NZ2328
RNZAF Photo
Mosquito NZ2328
RNZAF Photo
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Mosquito NZ2328 
Ferrymead Historical Park in Christchurch 
6th April 2010
Photo by George Canciani
Mosquito NZ2328
Ferrymead Historical Park in Christchurch
6th April 2010
Photo by George Canciani

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