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A total of 3081 Accidents and Losses are listed.

Date AircraftTail No Pilot/CrewUnitLocationRemarks
20 Jul 44 Vengeance III FB987 8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India Runway collision with FB971, S ...More
05 Aug 44 Vengeance FB956 Flt Lt Carswell Harold NIVEN*(117505)
LAC Eric Douglas WILLCOCK*(1412613)
8 Sqdn IAFJacobabad, India Final leg to Quetta from Cox B ...More
14 Aug 44 Vengeance FB952 Fg Offr William Ernest Jay McBAIN*(J21879)
AC1 MUHAMMAD TAMAR HAQ*(14890)
8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India Failed to pull out from practi ...More
23 Sep 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ169 Fg Offr S Banerji(2881) 8 Sqdn IAF, India left peritrack while taxying f ...More
24 Mar 45 Spitfire VIIIc JF625 Plt Offr S Banerji(2881) 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine failure at 8000 feet, f ...More
25 Oct 46 Spitfire XIV MV374 Plt Offr P B Bhandarkar 8 Sqdn IAF, India Kolar ac swung to starboard an ...More
04 Dec 46 Spitfire XIVe SM893 Fg Offr N K Lalkaka(3083) 8 Sqdn IAF, India cross country flt Bhopal to na ...More
05 Apr 45 Spitfire VIII MT964 Flt Lt N Dugdale 8 Sqdn IAFBaigachi, India Went to locate crash site of A ...More
05 Apr 45 Spitfire VIIIc Fg Offr E Artus RAF* 8 Sqdn IAFBaigachi, India Dived Straight down from 10000 ...More
08 Apr 45 Spitfire VIII Sgt Tucker* 8 Sqdn IAFBaigachi, India Engine truboule. Crashed half ...More
15 Apr 45 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr Kuldip Singh Thandi*(1876) 8 Sqdn IAFBaigachi, India GCI Crashed fewmiles from airf ...More
14 May 47 Spitfire XIVe RN157 Fg Offr C T Rhenius 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine cut on airtest, belly l ...More
10 Jun 45 Spitfire VIIIc JG171 Plt Offr John Jasper Bouche(2938) 8 Sqdn IAF, India Overshot landing without flaps ...More
01 Aug 45 Spitfire VIII MT999 Fg Offr Sardar Shah Muhammad Zahid*(1740) 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma Baled out ona supply drop E of ...More
03 Aug 45 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr R S Kalyaniwala(1869) 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma 1030 Hours Crashed at end of E ...More
04 Aug 45 Spitfire VIIIc MT557 Fg Offr R S Shipurkar(2177) 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma overshot landing after Ops, we ...More
17 Sep 45 Spitfire VIIIc LV646 Plt Offr Gladstone Herbert Snell*(3018) 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma No.2 in formation. Missing in ...More
28 Sep 45 Spitfire VIII MD386 Fg Offr Ahmed 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Engine cut bellylanded nr Ming ...More
17 Oct 44 Spitfire VIIIc LV738 WO W F Stroud* RAF 8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India Engine cut on approach, Crashe ...More
14 Nov 44 Spitfire V MA672 Fg Offr S A Hussain(1706) 8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India engine rough at 300' after TO, ...More
15 Jan 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ107 - - 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma Caught fire duringservicing, b ...More
21 Jan 46 Spitfire XIVe SM897 Plt Offr D G King-Lee(3040) 8 Sqdn IAFMingaladon, Burma swung on TO from Mingaladon, h ...More
07 Jan 45 Spitfire VIIIc LV663 Fg Offr Kuldip Singh Thandi(1876) 8 Sqdn IAFNidania, India hit by MD332 while taxying aft ...More
07 Jan 45 Spitfire VIII MD332 8 Sqdn IAFCox Bazaar, India 8RIAF Collided with LV663 on l ...More
26 Jan 45 Spitfire VIII WO Jacques Lucien Jean ENGINEER*(1330410) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon While low flying in hilly coun ...More
10 Feb 45 Spitfire VIII LV728 Sgt Adams 81 SqdnKankesanthurai, Ceylon A signal was received from KKS ...More
13 Feb 45 Spitfire VIII MT628 --- ------ 81 SqdnKankesanthurai, Ceylon Engine caught fire starting up ...More
22 Mar 45 Spitfire VIII JG478 Fg Offr P D INGLES(408681) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon Landed with undercarraige retr ...More
07 Jan 44 Spitfire VIII Lt J C WHITE 81 SqdnTulihal, India In the afternoon 12 ac took of ...More
24 Apr 45 Spitfire VIII JF829 F Sgt James Myles WHYTE(1565823) 81 SqdnRatmalana, Ceylon Abandoned take-off overshot an ...More
13 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII JF618 F Sgt Alexander Vernon Charles CAMPBELL*(1386500) 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...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
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
17 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr William James COULTER*(139992) 81 SqdnBroadway, Burma Broadway was the airfield behi ...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 Mar 44 Spitfire VIII JG344 F Sgt F W P Cox 81 SqdnKangla, India Swung on landing and overturne ...More
18 May 45 Spitfire VIII JG341 F Sgt D G Patten(1585344) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India Aircraft landed on flat tyre, ...More
12 Apr 44 Spitfire VIII JF695 F Sgt W D Bennett 81 SqdnTulihal, India 10 ac scrambled from Tulihal a ...More
19 Apr 44 Spitfire VIII JG348 F Sgt Samuel STRINGER *(1339204) 81 SqdnKangla, India Crashed in padi field on appro ...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 44 Spitfire VIII JG469 Fg Offr Hamblyn 81 SqdnKumbhirgram, India Blue Section on patrol interce ...More
02 Jun 45 Spitfire VIII JG608 F Sgt D G Patten(1585344) 81 SqdnAmarda Road, India Aircraft flying at 50ft agl ra ...More
29 May 44 Spitfire VIII MD248 Fg Offr P D Paton 81 SqdnTulihal, India Overshot landing and u/c raise ...More
27 Aug 44 Spitfire VIII LV676 F Sgt Howling 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Engine cut during aerobatics, ...More
12 Sep 44 Spitfire VIII 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Formation practice, one ac had ...More
15 Sep 44 Spitfire VIII JG673 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Lost power overshot downwind l ...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
21 Nov 44 Spitfire VIII MD384 81 SqdnMinneriya, Ceylon Collided on landing with JG624 ...More

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