Lost Wings
: Aircraft (with or without casualties) that crashed or were lost as a result of air operations :
Definitions:
Aircraft Loss/Damage
DBR
Damaged Beyond Repair
US
Unserviceable - Damaged by enemy fire - Not known if repaired
LR
Unserviceable - Damaged by enemy fire - Later repaired
Cause of Loss/Damage
CR
Crashed
CL
Crashed On Landing
CT
Crashed On Take Off
CS
Crashed Into Sea
SD
Shot Down
FF
Shot Down by Friendly Fire
FL
Force Landed due to damages or mehanical vailure
FTR
Failed To Return - Details of loss unconfirmed
AB
Aircraft abandoned - Crew "walked out" during flight - due to pending crash - or had been force landed and left behind due to damages etc.
Crew Losses
NC
No Casualties
1C
One Casualty - 2C - Two Casualties etc.
ALL
All crew lost - No survivors
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1914-1918
Bristol Fighter - RE.8
For aircraft and crews lost during WW1 - click here
 
06/1937- 05/1939
Hawker Hector
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
Crew unknown Hawker K9691 - PJ-? - 19/05/1939 - (CL - 2C)
Crew unknown Hawker K9739 - PJ-? - 07/1939 - (CL - 2C)
 
05/1939 - 12/1940
Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
::::::::::::::::: May 1939 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
Crew Unknown Blenheim IV ?- PJ-L - 05/1939 - (CL - LR - NC)
::::::::::::::::: March 1940 - Phoney War ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Hitch Blenheim IV ?- TR-? - 18/03/1940 - (SD - CL - FF - NC)
::::::::::::::::: May 1940 - Battle of France ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Gordon Arscott Blenheim IV L4857 - TR-? - 04/05/1940 (CL - ALL)
F/L GV Smither Blenheim IV L4856 - TR-K - 11/05/1940 (LR - NC)
P/O CJE Chamberlain Blenheim IV N6173 - TR-O - 13/05/1940 (SD - ALL)
F/L PA Hawks Blenheim IV P6926 - TR-? - 13/05/1940 (SD - ALL)
P/O MI Murdoch Blenheim IV ? - TR-? - 15/05/1940 (SD - 1C)
P/O GV Smither Blenheim IV N6168- TR-? - 16/05/1940 (CL - FF - US - NC )
P/O Roy A Durie Blenheim IV ? - TR-? - 18/05/1940 (SD -2C)
P/O CR Wylie Blenheim IV ?- TR-K - 19/05/1940 (AB - NC)
F/O Francis D Bird Blenheim IV L9226 - TR-? - 22/05/1940 (SD - FF - ALL)
P/O HD Caruthers Blenheim IV ? - TR-W - 24/05/1940 (CL - AB - NC)
P/O Richard E Shaw Blenheim IV N3613 - TR-? - 26/05/1940 (FTR - ALL)
P/O B Reynolds Blenheim IV ? - TR-A - 26/05/1940 (DBR - NC)
P/O J Peters Blenheim IV R3664 - TR-? - 28/05/1940 - (SD - 2C)
::::::::::::::::: June 1940 - Battle of France ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Stanley Ashton Blenheim IV L3697 - TR-? - 04/06/1940 (CT - ALL)
F/O G.H.D Evans Blenheim IV R3610 - TR-V - 04/06/1940 (CL - LR - NC)
P/O CR Wylie Blenheim IV R3817- TR-? - 16/06/1940 (SD - FF - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: July 1940 - Battle of Britain ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O AD Hopkin Blenheim IV R3637 - TR-C - 10/07/1940 (CR- ALL)
P/O J Rex Blenheim IV R3881 - TR-A - 10/07/1940 (CR - ALL)
F/L RW Ayres DFC Blenheim IV-?- TR-J - 12/07/1940 (CL - DBR - NC)
P/O HA Clark Blenheim IV L3665 - TR-P - 14/07/1940 (CS - ALL)
P/O AK Jackson Blenheim IV R3694 - TR-? - 17/07/1940 (SD - ALL)
F/O AP Hovenier Blenheim IV R3639 - TR-? - 22/07/1940 (CL - DBR - NC)
F/O H Haswell Blenheim IV L9473 - TR-? - 25/07/1940 (SD - ALL)
P/O MR Turnbull Blenheim IV T1801- TR-T - 26/07/1940 (FTR - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: August 1940 - Battle of Britain ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
W/C Morgan-Weld-Smith Blenheim IV L8792 - TR-A - 01/08/1940 (FTR - ALL)
P/O DA Drew Blenheim IV N3587 - TR-K - 02/08/1940 (SD - ALL)
P/O HLN Davis Blenheim IV N3590 - TR-F - 09/08/1940 (FTR - ALL)
P/O B Reynolds Blenheim IV V2795 - TR-A - 19/08/1940 (SD - ALL)
P/O J Dellow Blenheim IV 2794 - TR-F - 28/08/1940 (CR - ALL)
P/O JJ Finlay Blenheim IV 3880 - TR-S - 31/08/1940 (FTR - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: September 1940 - Battle of Britain ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O KV Palmer Blenheim IV V2795 (pos R3635)- TR-D - 20/09/1940 (FTR - ALL)
P/O RFW Johnson Blenheim IV L8793 - TR-? - 25/09/1940 (CS - 1C)
P/O HG Knill Blenheim IV ?- TR-J - 29/09/1940 (CL - NC)
::::::::::::::::: October 1940 - Battle of Britain ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Wenman Blenheim IV T1874 - TR-E - 07/10/1940 (CL - LR - NC)
P/O EE Hives Blenheim IV R2319 - TR-D - 17/10/1940 (FTR - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: November 1940 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O F Lewis Blenheim IV T2137 - TR-P - 02/11/1940 (CR - ALL)
P/O W Scafe Blenheim IV ? - TR-S - 21/11/1940 (CL - LR - NC)
P/O Beelaerts van Blokland Blenheim IV R2783- TR-V - 23/11/1940 (SD - CS - ALL)
P/O Jerwood Blenheim IV R3889 - TR-? - 26/11/1940 (FTR - ALL)
F/O AER Fry Blenheim IV ? - TR-B - 26/11/1940 (CL - LR - NC)
F/O AP Hovenier Blenheim IV N3614 - TR-E - 29/11/1940 (FTR - ALL)
P/O CA Christie Blenheim IV ? - TR-O - 30/11/1940 (CT - 1C)
::::::::::::::::: December 1940 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O LB Hinman Blenheim IV N3537 - TR-J - 01/12/1940 (CL - DBR - 2C)
P/O RD Morton Blenheim IV T1991- TR-H - 27/12/1940 (CL - US - NC)
P/O Wenman Blenheim IV R3856- TR-E - 27/12/1940 (CL - US - NC)
P/O HG Knill Blenheim IV T1874 - TR-Y - 17/12/1940 - (CL - LR - NC)
01/1941 - 12/1941
Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
::::::::::::::::: January 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O KC Cook Blenheim IV T2217 - TR-F - 10/01/1941 (crashed into sea)
ORB note: "The weather during the month was very bad, so very little flying was able to take place. During the month 53 sorties were carried out by the Squadron. Towards the end of the month it was impossible to carry out any operations from Thorney Island owing to the aerodrome being unserviceable. It was therefore decided to move the Squadron to Manston. Owing to bad weather the air party were unable to set off until February..."
::::::::::::::::: February 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Trim Blenheim IV ? - TR-N - 02/02/1941 (CL - BLEW UP - NC)
P/O D Custerson Blenheim IV L8791 - TR-D - 04/02/1941 (CT - 2C)
P/O Wightmen Blenheim IV V5394 - TR-B - 23/02/1941 (CL - US - NC)
P/O W Scafe Blenheim IV T2040 - TR-X - 23/02/1941 (AB - NC)
Crew Unknown Blenheim IV R5631 - TR-? - 23/02/1941 (CL - LR - NC)
P/O Collier Blenheim ? - TR-D - 25/02/1941 (AB - NC)
::::::::::::::::: March 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O Munro Blenheim IV V5533 - TR-V - 18/03/1941 (CL - BLEW UP - NC)
P/O DW Date Blenheim IV ? - TR-X - 22/03/1941 (SD - ALL)
P/O McMillan Blenheim IV V5648- TR-? - 26/03/1941 (SD - ALL)
P/O LD Sandes DFC Blenheim IV V6065 - TR-? - 26/03/1941 (CR - ALL)
P/O Griffith Blenheim IV ? - TR-A - 30/03/1941 (CL - US - NC)
::::::::::::::::: April 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O RD Morton Blenheim IV ? - TR-H - 04/04/1941 (AB - NC)
P/O MW Lishman Blenheim IV V5962 - TR-J - 06/04/1941 (SD - ALL)
P/O MacGill Blenheim IV V6147 - TR-J - 16/04/1941 (CT - US - 1C)
P/O H Badland (?) Blenheim IV ? - TR-D - 25/04/1941 (CL - NC)
P/O H Badland Blenheim IV V6097 - TR-A - 28/04/1941 (SD - CS - ALL)
P/O SG Collier Blenheim IV V5520 - TR-F - 28/04/1941 (SD - CS - ALL)
F/L AER Fry DFC Blenheim IV N3615 - TR-E - 28/04/1941 (SD - CS - ALL)
P/O RD Morton Blenheim IV V5687 - TR-H - 28/04/1941 (SD - CS - 1C)
::::::::::::::::: May 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
F/L GT Palmer DFC Blenheim IV ? - TR-A - 06/05/1941 (FTR - ALL)
S/Ldr GCN Close GC Blenheim IV T1874 - TR-Y - 09/05/1941 (FTR - ALL)
P/O Perkins Blenheim IV ? - TR-A - 16/05/1941 (CL - LR - NC)
F/O JGR Sturrock Blenheim IV V6647- TR-R - 29/05/1941 (FTR - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: June 1941 ::...
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O TD Kerr Blenheim IV T2220 - TR-? - 03/06/1941 (SD - ALL)
P/O Villa Blenheim IV ? - TR-G - 16/06/1941 (FTR - 2C)
P/O Kennedy Blenheim IV ? - TR-Y - 16/06/1941 (CS - NC - ALL POW)
F/O RA Miles Blenheim IV ? - TR-Y - 19/06/1941 (CL - NC)
P/O JN Whitmore Blenheim IV V5863- TR-X - 30/06/1941 (CS - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: July 1941 ::... Squadron began conversion to the Lockheed Hudson Mk.III
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
A/S/Ldr Aitken Blenheim IV ? - TR-O - 07/07/1941 (SD - CS - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: August 1941 ::... Conversion to Lockheed Hudson continued throughout this month.
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
P/O W.F.W Foster Blenheim IV ? - TR-B - 21/08/1941 (FTR - ALL)
 
Sept -Dec 1941
Lockheed Hudson Mk III
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
::::::::::::::::: September 1941 ::...
S/Ldr PD Dear Hudson III ? - TR-G - 29/09/1942 (CT - BLEW UP - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: October 1941 ::...
P/O CF Rogerson Hudson III AM704 - TR-D - 03/10/1941 (SD - CS - ALL)
P/O Bispham Hudson III ? - TR-? - 14/10/1941 (CR - NC)
P/O Sherley-Price Hudson III? - TR-O - 16/10/1941 (FTR - ALL)
F/L DA Buchan DFC Hudson III? - TR-? 24/10/1941 (SD - ALL)
On Dec. 18th 1942, the Squadron became non operational for the first time since hostilities began. This was due to 18 of the Squadron's Hudson a/c & crews being sent to the Far East. (read more)
Jan - Dec 1942
Lockheed Hudson Mk III-V
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
::::::::::::::::: January 1942 ::... Crews on Transit to Far East
Sgt R.S. Jones Hudson III ? - TR-? - 08/01/1942 (CR - ALL )
P/O LE Cook Hudson III ?- TR-? - 17/01/1942 (CR - ALL)
Sgt AW Story Hudson III? - TR-? - 18/01/1942 (CR - ALL)
F/O DJR Gee Hudson III AM946 - TR-? 29/01/1942 (CR - ALL)
P/O A.E. Ayris Hudson III ? - TR-? Date not confirmed (CR - NC)
::::::::::::::::: March 1942 ::...
P/O DH Bain Hudson V AM796 - TR-? - 02/03/1942 (FTR - ALL)
W/C Grece DFC Hudson V ? - TR-G - 14/03/1942 (CL - LR - NC)
::::::::::::::::: April 1942 ::...
P/O Worswick Hudson III - TR-A - 05/04/1942 (CR - DBR - NC)
P/O MG Boggon Hudson V AM782- TR-? - 21/04/1942 (FTR - ALL)
P/O DV Thesiger Hudson V? - TR-Z - 28/04/1942 (FTR - ALL)
::::::::::::::::: May 1942 ::...
P/O V Moss Hudson V ? - TR-F - 11/05/1942 (SD - ALL)
F/Sgt C Scouller Hudson V? - TR-V - 11/05/1942 (SD - ALL)
P/O Neilson Hudson V? - TR-K - 11/05/1942 (CL - NC)
P/O G McLean Hudson V ? - TR-M - 17/05/1942 (CS - ALL)
Sgt LV Schafer Hudson V ? - TR-G - 28/05/1942 (SD - ALL)
W/C RH Niven Hudson V AM842 - TR-S - 29/05/1942 (SD - CS - ALL)
 
1942-1946
Consolidated B24 Liberator Mk III-V
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
F/O M Charlton Liberator Mk.V FL985 - M/59 - 07/05/1943 (AB - NC)
S/Ldr WW Cave DFC Liberator Mk.V FL971 - V/59 - 07/05/1943 (FTR - ALL)
P/O Peter Wright Liberator Mk.V FL974 - E/59 - 07/05/1943 (AB - NC)
F/O DWB Taylor Liberator Mk.V BZ765 - F/59 - 20/08/1943 (FTR - ALL)
F/L AM Rhodes Liberator Mk.V FL980 - T/59 - 24/02/1944 (FTR - ALL)
F/L E. Knowles DFM Liberator Mk.V FL973 - C/59 - 12/04/1944 (BLEW UP - DBR - NC)
W/O NR Langton Liberator Mk.V FL989 - L/59 - 19/06/1944 (CR - ALL)
F/L RP Wade Liberator Mk.V FL990 - A/59 - 19/06/1944 (CR - ALL)
P/O IB "Taffy" Jenkins Liberator Mk.V FL977 - H/59 - 24/06/1944 (CR - ALL)
P/O John Lloyd Liberator Mk.V BZ724 - P/59 - 18/08/1944 (CR - 9C)
::: Post War - Transport Command :::...
N/A Liberator Mk.VIII KK339 - ?/59 - 09/05/1945 (CR - NA)
P/O Gillard Liberator Mk.VI KR676 - BY-X/59 - 18/10/1945 (LOST - ALL)
W/C JG Halliday Liberator Mk.VI KH125 - ?/59 - 03/12/1945 (HIT BY LIGHTNING - ALL)
N/A Liberator Mk.V BZ941 - ?/59 - 10/01/1946 (CR - NA)
 
Dec 1942-Mar 1943
Boeing B17E - Flying Fortress IIA (RAF)
Crew Captain
Aircraft - Details
N/A Flying Fortress IIA FK187 - Hit by aircraft on runway (US - LR - NC)
F/O RJ Weatherhead Flying Fortress IIA FK209 - J/59 - 23/03/1943 (SD - CS - ALL)
F/L J.L Heron Flying Fortress IIA FA698 - V/59 - 26/03/1943 (CR - LR - 3C)
 
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