RAFCommand's Aircraft Losses Database - RAFCommands.com

RAFCommand's Aircraft Losses Database (Proof of Concept)! The sources for this database consists of multiple sources , including but not exclusively - various losses Books (Colin Cummings, J J Halley), Air Britain RAF Aircraft Registers, RAF Serials Books, National Archive ORB data with some information taken from the RAFCommands Forum. The Database is still under construction and right now only a few types can be queried. If you are interested in updating the database with your research, please drop in an email to the Webmaster

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South East Asia Command (Jagan) - Default DB | Late Henk Welting's Database | Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses

There are 68535 Records in this Database

This data comes from the files of Henk Welting. Late Henk Welting lost his struggle with life and passed away in 2012. Henk was a prolific member of the RAFCommands Forum with a mission to document the causes of death of many of the unsung airmen of the Second World War. His posts on Unaccounted airmen/airwomen has had a marked effect on the site and his work is continued as part of the CWGC Unaccounted Airmen Database. As part of his Database, Henk maintained a loss database with the bare details - over 40,000 aircraft losses. That secondary data is presented here


Date or Year Service Number Crew Name Aircraft Name Aircraft Number Unit / Squadron

Aircraft Name

Aircraft NameNos
Airacobra I 13
Albacore I 37
Anson I 1190
Argus I 10
Audax I 123
Auster AOP III 101
Avro 504N 2
Barracuda II 162
Battle I 528
Beaufighter If 2335
Beaufort I 553
Blackburn II 1
Blenheim I 3956
Boston III 518
Botha I 73
Catalina I 43
Cloud 1
Corsair II 41
D.H.86B 2
D.H.89A 32
DC-3 53
Defiant I 355
Demon I 3
Envoy III 1
Firefly I 53
Fortress GRIIa 11
Fulmar I 30
Fury I 5
Gauntlet II 6
Gladiator II 36
Hadrian I 5
Halifax I 4060
Hampden I 1882
Harrow II 17
Harrow II 8206
Hart T 196
Harvard I 384
Havoc I 75
Hector I 45
Henley III 92
Hereford I 23
Heyford III 2
Hind I 60
Horsa I 190
Hoverfly I 10
Hudson I 1075
Hurricane I 4151
Kittyhawk I 350
Lancaster I 5068
Leopard Moth 30
Lerwick I 9
Liberator I 450
Lincoln II 15
London II 5
Lysander II 324
Magister I 255
Manchester I 59
Martinet I 85
Maryland I 3
Master I 1811
Mentor I 8
Meteor Prototype 72
Mohawk IV 12
Mosquito PR.I 2608
Mustang I 857
Oxford I 2519
Proctor I 91
Roc I 32
Seal I 4
Shark III 20
Singapore III 1
Skua II 25
Spitfire I 8432
Stirling I 1887
Stranraer II 10
Sunderland I 89
Swordfish I 115
Tempest V 61
Tiger Moth II 1655
Tomahawk I 69
Tutor I 69
Typhoon Ia 1832
Valentia I 4
Vengeance TTIV 21
Ventura II 14
Vildebeest III 2
Virginia X 3
Wallace II 29
Walrus I 51
Welkin I 3
Wellesley I 2
Wellington I 7031
Whirlwind I 35
Whitley III 1638
York I 23

By Year

By YearNos
1939 722
1940 6638
1941 11652
1942 14394
1943 15274
1944 12951
1945 5580
1946 698
1947 310
1948 315

Country

CountryNos
468
Abandoned, location not known 1
Abyssinia 1
Aden 16
Aden (Yemen) 1
Aden/Sea 8
Aden/Yemen 1
Adriatic 2
Adriatic Sea 9
Aegean 1
Aegean Sea 28
Africa 6
Africa/Khartoum 1
Africa/ME 2
Africa/ME/LWT 1

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