633 Squadron

Welcome to IMPDb!
Dedicated to identifying aircraft throughout Movies, Television, and Video Games!


Dear Friends:

As many of you have noticed, The Internet Movie Plan Database (impdb.org) has recently had a hard time keeping up with the growing demands of our users. In 2009 when a couple of us got together to begin putting the website together, space was never an issue. In fact, it has steadily grown with virtually no problems throughout the years.

In about the middle of 2016 we began to run into server space issues. We have since made upgrades (moving to a VPS, buying more space, etc), but the site continues to outgrow the upgrades. The meager ad revenue generated by the site isn't sufficient to cover the annual cost of running the server. We who manage the site have never made money from it, it has only ever earned enough money to cover actual server costs.

In an effort to continue serving the needs of aviation enthusiasts around the world, we are asking for donations to keep this site up and running consistently like it did when it was a smaller, newer site. If you've enjoyed this website and would like to see it continue being the site you go to for your aviation screenshot needs, please consider donating.

Oh yeah, new users and edits are now active (hopefully for good) while we're testing new and improved spam/bot protections :)
Thank you,
IMPDb Staff

From The Internet Movie Plane Database
Jump to: navigation, search
633 Squadron DVD cover.

Movie (1964)

Cliff Robertson (Wing Cmdr. Roy Grant)
George Chakiris (Lt. Erik Bergman)
Maria Perschy (Hilde Bergman)
Harry Andrews (Air Vice Marshal Davis)

When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it.

The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath an overhanging cliff at the end of a long, narrow fjord lined with anti-aircraft guns. The only way to destroy the plant is by collapsing the cliff on top of it, a job for 633 Squadron's fast and manoeuvrable de Havilland Mosquitos.

De Havilland DH98 Mosquito

De Havilland Mosquito, at least six examples seen in the movie. Three in flying condition, some used for static or taxiing scenes and one destroyed in a airfield crash and explosion.
633mosquito (4).jpg
633mosquito (3).jpg
633mosquito (2).jpg
633mosquito (1).jpg

North American B-25 Mitchell

When filmed the plane was in use in a peace-time role, possibly in RAF Transport Command by the white upper fuselage.
633Smitchellb'r (1).jpg
Used to drop Lt. Erik Bergman into enemy-held territory.

SNCAN Nord 1002 Pingouin II

Same airplane is used in Mosquito Squadron - IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

This pretending Messerschmitt Bf.108 is actually the post war French built and Renault engined version S.N.C.A.N. Nord 1002 'Pingouin' II from 1946.
633Mbf108 (1).jpg

Miles M.38 Messenger

A 'night-time' scene, the picture has been lightened to improve the visible detail.

Back To:

See also