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A total of 48 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraftTail No Pilot/CrewUnit LocationRemarks
18 Aug 43 Vengeance AN801 8 Sqdn IAFBairagarh, India Cr Thuna Range, Bhopal. Crew e ...More
21 Sep 43 Vengeance II AN719 8 Sqdn IAF, India 43/8, Engine cut fuel problems ...More
28 Dec 43 Vengeance EZ894 Sgt Walter Herbert ROGERS(1335983)
Fg Offr Frank WOODMANSEY*(134368)
8 Sqdn IAFDouble Moorings, India Took off at 1000 hrs for dive ...More
04 Feb 44 Vengeance Sgt Fotheringham 8 Sqdn IAFJoari, India Crashed during take off due to ...More
11 Feb 44 Vengeance II AN687 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Failed to take off ground loop ...More
24 Feb 44 Vengeance EZ993 Plt Offr Joseph Dennis O'LEARY(156066)
WO Stewart Mosby
8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Returned from sortie with engi ...More
19 Mar 44 Vengeance II AN730 Fg Offr Chuckerbutty 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Broke off formation as smoke a ...More
02 Apr 44 Vengeance AN837 Fg Offr Everett Embert ETTINGER(J21148)
F Sgt Steele
8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Baled out at 1130 hours on dro ...More
11 Apr 44 Vengeance II AN727 Sgt Fotheringham 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Failed to take off - insuffice ...More
15 Apr 44 Vengeance WO Lamb 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Failed to take off in P run. A ...More
04 May 44 Vengeance II AN736 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Swung on take off, hit ditch u ...More
09 May 44 Vengeance II AN646 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Hit bump on TO, uc raised to s ...More
16 May 44 Vengeance II AN618 Fg Offr Hazen Edward Dougherty*(J21256)
Sgt A M Khan*(10576)
8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Failed to pull out of Dive in ...More
17 May 44 Vengeance II AN663 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India [AB]Tyre burst on take off, sw ...More
11 Jun 44 Vengeance Fg Offr Aziz 8 Sqdn IAFMambur, India Pranged ac ferrying it from126 ...More
29 Jun 44 Vengeance III FB967 8 Sqdn IAFCox Bazaar, India Hit steamroller while landing ...More
20 Jul 44 Vengeance III FB971 8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India DBR in runway collision with F ...More
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)
8 Sqdn IAFSamungli, India Failed to pull out from practi ...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
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
11 Jan 45 Spitfire VIIIc MD343 Plt Offr E Artus RAF 8 Sqdn IAFNidania, India heavy landing downwind at Geor ...More
11 Jan 45 Spitfire VIIIc LV646 Flt Lt D E Colebroke RAF 8 Sqdn IAFNidania, India Inadvertant wheels up landing ...More
25 Jan 45 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr P Chuckerbutty(1611) 8 Sqdn IAFNidania, India Crashed western side of runway ...More
01 Feb 45 Spitfire VIIIc JF778 8 Sqdn IAFNidania, India engine cut, undershot runway, ...More
24 Mar 45 Spitfire VIIIc JF625 Plt Offr S Banerji(2881) 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine failure at 8000 feet, f ...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
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
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
19 Mar 46 Spitfire XIVe NH793 Plt Offr C T Muthayah*(3044) 8 Sqdn IAF, India Engine cut, BL near level cros ...More
19 May 46 Spitfire VIIIc MD328 Flt Lt A Hussain(1706) 8 Sqdn IAF, India lost on crosscountry, shoft of ...More
09 Jun 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ186 Fg Offr V J Clowsley(2934) 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine cut in circuit, BL 4 m ...More
23 Sep 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ169 Fg Offr S Banerji(2881) 8 Sqdn IAF, India left peritrack while taxying 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
14 May 47 Spitfire XIVe RN157 Fg Offr C T Rhenius 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine cut on airtest, belly l ...More

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