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A total of 32 Accidents and Losses are listed.

Date AircraftTail NoPilot/CrewUnit LocationRemarks
26 Jan 45 Spitfire VIII WO Jacques Lucien Jean ENGINEER*(1330410) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon While low flying in hilly coun ...More
07 Jan 44 Spitfire VIII Lt J C WHITE 81 SqdnTulihal, India In the afternoon 12 ac took of ...More
17 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII Capt A D MacLean 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...More
17 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII Lt C H Casson 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...More
17 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr William James COULTER*(139992) 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...More
12 Sep 44 Spitfire VIII 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Formation practice, one ac had ...More
16 Oct 44 Spitfire VIII 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Four ac carried out attacks on ...More
20 Oct 44 Spitfire VIII Sqn Ldr Alan TOFIELD*(42324) 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Posted as CO of 81 sqn. Crashe ...More
13 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII JF618 F Sgt Alexander Vernon Charles CAMPBELL*(1386500) 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...More
12 Apr 44 Spitfire VIII JF695 F Sgt W D Bennett 81 SqdnTulihal, India 10 ac scrambled from Tulihal a ...More
17 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII JF711 Sqn Ldr William Michael WHITAMORE*(102107) 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Took off along with Fg Offr Pe ...More
24 Apr 45 Spitfire VIII JF829 F Sgt James Myles WHYTE(1565823) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon Abandoned take-off overshot an ...More
30 May 45 Spitfire VIII JF888 F Sgt D G Patten(1585344) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India 1m E of Amarda Road. Engine fa ...More
18 May 45 Spitfire VIII JG341 F Sgt D G Patten(1585344) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India Aircraft landed on flat tyre, ...More
24 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII JG344 F Sgt F W P Cox 81 SqdnKangla, India Swung on landing and overturne ...More
19 Apr 44 Spitfire VIII JG348 F Sgt Samuel STRINGER *(1339204) 81 SqdnKangla, India Crashed in padi field on appro ...More
14 May 45 Spitfire VIII JG428 F Sgt James Myles WHYTE*(1565823) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India 14th of May saw the death of F ...More
18 May 44 Spitfire VIII JG469 Fg Offr Hamblyn 81 SqdnKumbhirgram, India Blue Section on patrol interce ...More
22 Mar 45 Spitfire VIII JG478 Fg Offr P D INGLES(408681) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon Landed with undercarraige retr ...More
02 Jun 45 Spitfire VIII JG608 F Sgt D G Patten(1585344) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India Aircraft flying at 50ft agl ra ...More
15 Sep 44 Spitfire VIII JG673 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Lost power overshot downwind l ...More
23 Nov 45 Thunderbolt II KJ226 Fg Offr Peter William CRAWSHAY-FRY*(181944) 81 Sqdn, Aircraft crashed into a Lake n ...More
10 Oct 45 Thunderbolt II KJ255 81 Sqdn, Lost power and crashed in forc ...More
03 Aug 45 Thunderbolt II KJ306 81 Sqdn, India Bobbili - ac stuck by KL195 on ...More
03 Aug 45 Thunderbolt II KJ334 81 Sqdn, India Bobilli - ac sran off runway a ...More
06 Jun 46 Thunderbolt II KL249 81 Sqdn, ground looped on landing to av ...More
08 Nov 45 Thunderbolt II KL259 81 Sqdn, Overshot landing into ditch an ...More
27 Aug 44 Spitfire VIII LV676 F Sgt Howling 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Engine cut during aerobatics, ...More
10 Feb 45 Spitfire VIII LV728 Sgt Adams 81 SqdnKankesanthurai, Ceylon A signal was received from KKS ...More
29 May 44 Spitfire VIII MD248 Fg Offr P D Paton 81 SqdnTulihal, India Overshot landing and u/c raise ...More
21 Nov 44 Spitfire VIII MD384 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Collided on landing with JG624 ...More
13 Feb 45 Spitfire VIII MT628 --- ------ 81 SqdnKankesanthurai, Ceylon Engine caught fire starting up ...More

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