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This is a database of AIR81 Records. Courtesy of Paul McMillan. The data is being cross linked to the CWGC DB.. Work in Progress.

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There are a total of 9183 records in this database. Your current query returns 280 records. You can click on the result fields to narrow the search.

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AIR81/83Pilot Officer R C Lloyd, Pilot Officer A Barkley, Aircraftman 1st Class R S Morton and Corporal D Turner: missing presumed dead; Hudson N7262 failed to return from a patrol flight, 11 January 1940.C14141905
AIR81/183Squadron Leader R H Watson: report of death; Hurricane L1947 crashed into the grounds of Ditchington House, Bungay, on return from patrolling the coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh, 30 April 1940.C14142008
AIR81/283Sergeant F W Gregory, Leading Aircraftman H F Over and Flying Officer A McPherson: report of deaths; Blenheim N6215 crashed near Maastricht, The Netherlands, 12 May 1940.C14142132
AIR81/383Leading Aircraftman J Dunn; injured; Blenheim L8736 hit whilst on an operational flight over the Netherlands, 14 May 1940.C14502270
AIR81/483Leading Aircraftman A C Jeffrey: injured; Blenheim R3596 crashed on landing, 22 May 1940.C14502185
AIR81/583Sergeant G L Schwind, Aircraftman 2nd Class A C Brogan and Pilot Officer R E Shaw: report of deaths; Blenheim R3613 crashed at Warneton, Belgium, 26 May 1940. Note: With identity discsC14502221
AIR81/683Flying Officer G D Ayre: report of death; Spitfire L1085 crashed on return to the UK from flight over France, 30 May 1940.C14502347
AIR81/783Temporary Sergeant R D K Cochrane and Pilot Officer D G Fevez: report of deaths; Lysander NR1211 crashed in the vicinity of Ercourt, France, 5 June 1940.C14502454
AIR81/830Flying Officer T E Hubbard: missing, later reported safe; Hurricane P3484 reported to have crashed south of Amiens, France, 7 June 1940.C14502553
AIR81/831Sergeant A B Langford, Sergeant H T Denison and Pilot Officer R H M Bennett: missing, later reported as safe, Blenheim R3685 failed to return from air operations, 9 June 1940.C14502554
AIR81/832Flying Officer C Y Buckley and Sergeant E H B Cotton: prisoners of war. Pilot Officer C Campbell: report of death; Blenheim R3739 crashed near Poix-de-Picardie, France, 9 June 1940. Note: With map, photographs and aircraft platesC14502555
AIR81/833Leading Aircraftman C S Burt and Sergeant J P Boddington: report of deaths. Flying Officer T F S Brereton: prisoner of war; Battle L5546 crashed near Poix, France, 8 June 1940.C14502556
AIR81/834Sergeant J Fraser and Sergeant H C Davies, Squadron Leader L S Lawrence and Flying Officer J R Guthrie: report of deaths; Hampden P4336 crashed at Kaiserwerth, north of Dusseldorf, Germany, 9 June 1940.C14502640
AIR81/835Pilot Officer D G Gribble: missing, later reported safe; Spitfire N3103 in air operations near Gravelines, France, 25 May 1940.C14502641
AIR81/836Pilot Officer K R K Smetten, Sergeant A Horsfall and Temporary Sergeant G Ashmore: uninjured. Flying Officer D J French: injured; Hampden IPI1327 in air operations, Dusseldorf, Germany, 10 June 1940.C14502642
AIR81/837Squadron Leader J B Tait, Pilot Officer R G Brodie, Sergeant A A Griffin and Sergeant B A Curtis: uninjured. Sergeant R W MacNeil: injured; Whitley N1414 hit by anti-aircraft fire, 10 June 1940.C14502643
AIR81/838Leading Aircraftman J G B Thomas, Sergeant P D H McGovern and Pilot Officer C W Handley: report of deaths; Blenheim L9317 crashed at Charroux, France, 18 June 1940.C14502644
AIR81/839Pilot Officer D G MacQueen: report of death; Hurricane P2767 crashed near Reims, France, 9 June 1940.C14502645
AIR81/883Sergeant M C Thurlow, Sergeant B A Feldman and Aircraftman 1st Class H Robinson: report of deaths; Blenheim L8519 crash landed at Sidi Barrani, Libya, 11 June 1940.C14502529
AIR81/983No. 67 Wing: personnel lost when SS Lancastria sunk, 17 June 1940.C14502434
AIR81/1083Sergeant W C H Style, Corporal J Clark and Leading Aircraftman W Crossland: missing presumed dead; Wellesley L2641 failed to return from air operations over Asmara, Eritrea, 16 July 1940.C14502816
AIR81/1183Sergeant G B Smith and Sergeant R A Steele: missing presumed dead. Sergeant G A Sewell: report of death; Blenheim L6661 in air operations over Libya, 23 July 1940.C14503122
AIR81/1283Flight Lieutenant D E Turner: missing presumed dead; Hurricane P2947 in air operations over the English Channel, 8 August 1940.C14502788
AIR81/1383Squadron Leader D C Oliver and Flying Officer H M Aspen: report of deaths in an enemy air raid on RAF Detling, Kent, 13 August 1940.C14503070
AIR81/1483Sergeant M G Stretton, Sergeant C H Butcher, Sergeant F H Lindesay and Sergeant K N Farrow: prisoners of war; Hampden P1333 crashed at Breda, The Netherlands, 16 August 1940.C14503041
AIR81/1583Pilot Officer A H Hewitt, Aircraftman D Parr: injured; Whitley K8943, 102 Squadron; aircraft accident, 16 October 1939.C16359499
AIR81/1683Pilot Officer B Graham: killed; Gladiator K8012, 65 Squadron; aircraft accident, 25 November 1939.C16359514
AIR81/1783Pilot Officer R Coe: killed; aircraft accident, Warrington, Hurricane N2341, 242 Squadron, 10 January 1940. Note: With planC16471122
AIR81/1830Pilot Officer A F Delamore, Pilot Officer F B Bassett: injured; aircraft accident, Ashwell, Magister R1827, 222 Squadron, 17 February 1940.C16471260
AIR81/1831Pilot Officer H A Lovell: killed; aircraft accident, Waltham Abbey, Hurricane L1724, 151 Squadron, 18 February 1940.C16471261
AIR81/1832Pilot Officer J A D McLean, Sergeant A C Haigh: killed; Aircraftman W McEwan: died of injuries; aircraft accident, Upwood, Blenheim L4875, 90 Squadron, 18 February 1940.C16471262
AIR81/1833Sergeant E Lyall: injured; aircraft accident, Seletar, Singapore, Vildebeest K4186, 36 Squadron, 16 February 1940.C16471263
AIR81/1834Sergeant C McHay: injured; aircraft accident, Little Benan, Ballantrae, Wallace K8683, 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, 17 February 1940.C16471264
AIR81/1835Flight Lieutenant I R Gleed: injured; aircraft accident, Little Ouse, Littleport, Spitfire N3120, 266 Squadron, 18 February 1940.C16471265
AIR81/1836Flight Sergeant G A Corby: killed; Aircraftman L H Truman, Leading Aircraftman G Peterson, Aircraftman R G Webber: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Oban, Lerwick L7253, 209 Squadron, 20 February 1940.C16471266
AIR81/1837Flying Officer W H Carr-Birbeck: injured; aircraft accident, Wisbech, Wellington P9219, 99 Squadron, 21 February 1940.C16471267
AIR81/1838Pilot Officer D W Coysh: killed; Flying Officer J S Bell: injured; mid-air collision between Magister N3849, 234 Squadron and Spitfire K9988, 616 Squadron, 21 February 1940. Note: With planC16471313
AIR81/1839Flying Officer J W C Simpson: injured; aircraft accident, Acklington, Hurricane L1729, 43 Squadron, 21 February 1940.C16471314
AIR81/1883Flying Officer B Rolfe, passenger J B E Johnson: killed; aircraft accident, Flixborough, Botha L6129, 5 March 1940.C16471131
AIR81/1983Leading Aircraftman R G W Bristow: injured; aircraft accident, Ailsa Craig, Anson N5343, 1 Air Observer Navigation School, 1 April 1940.C16471275
AIR81/2083Flying Officer A C J Percy, Sergeant Pilot D W H Whitefield, Sergeant Pilot H J Barnwell: killed; Pilot Officer F J P McGevor, Sergeant S C Williams, Aircraftman A F Holdsworth, Flight Sergeant F T Avent, Sergeant H C Adams, Leading Aircraftman A L W Holt, Pilot Officer E L Duckinfield, Sergeant D B Crabtree, Sergeant J Davis: injured; Pilot Officer B J R Brady: died of wounds; aircraft accident, Betheniville, France, Bombay SH-4126, 271 Squadron, 11 May 1940.C16471399
AIR81/2183Flight Lieutenant E H E Cross: missing found safe; sinking of SS Abukir off Dunkirk, France, 5 Air Stores, 28 May 1940.C16471613
AIR81/2283Pilot Officer J L Wilkie: killed; shot down over Norwegian/Swedish border, Gladiator N5914, 263 Squadron, 2 June 1940.C16471419
AIR81/2383Sergeant J C Johnston: killed; aircraft accident, Stanton, Oxford P8927, 11 Service Flying Training School, 11 July 1940.C16471781
AIR81/2483Sergeant A B Gordon: injured; aircraft accident, Windrush, Oxford P1874, 15 Flying Training School, 30 July 1940.C16471958
AIR81/2583Flying Officer W F Parkinson, Leading Aircraftman A H Mole: killed; aircraft accident, Nairobi, Kenya, Gipsy Moth K22, 2 Training Flight (Kenya), 12 August 1940. Note: With photographsC16471803
AIR81/2683Multiple casualties: enemy action at RNAS Ford, Sussex, 18 August 1940.C16472212
AIR81/2783Sergeant R J Gouldstone, Aircraftman N Jacobson: killed; Pilot Officer R A Rhodes: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, at sea over The Wash, Blenheim L1330, 29 Squadron, 25 August 1940.C16471979
AIR81/2830Pilot Officer R Lane: injured; shot down, aerial combat, Hurricane P3220, 43 Squadron, 26 August 1940.C16472147
AIR81/2831Pilot Officer K N Sayers: injured; Flight Lieutenant L E Headley: uninjured; aircraft accident, Barkston, Hind K5401, Cranwell Flying Training School, 26 August 1940.C16472148

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