15th April 14:50
DH Mosquito XIII MM558 ME-E (A/I Mk.VIII)
Pilot: F/O Scott
Navigator (R): Self
NFT, A/C TEST & AIR/SEA FIRING
Test of the new A/C in bad weather – very wet. Leaky windscreen let water into Indicator Unit & burnt out A/I. R/T partly U/S. A/C OK
MM558, ME-E was to become Broody’s regular aircraft, a Mk.XIII, replacing their Mk.XII plane.