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AiB AVIA Class ReportsThis file is in better condition in the TNA. More files have photos and the extent of report is expanded from those previously in AVIA5/19 Far fewer mistakes in aircraft serial transcription AA759 Spitfire V 22/10/1941 W1129 AA801 Spitfire IV 29/10/1941 W1132 AB646 Oxford II 30/11/1941 W1149 AB693 Oxford II 20/09/1941 W1111 AH432 Havoc II 21/11/1941 W1143 AH582 Airacobra I ??/10/1941 W1125 AH847 Tomahawk Ia 20/10/1941 W1126 AH856 Tomahawk Ia 31/05/1941 W1031 AH888 Tomahawk Iia 30/04/1941 W1015 AH922 Tomahawk IIa 11/09/1941 W1105A AL562 Liberator II 23/11/1941 W1146 AM260 Liberator I 14/08/1941 W1089 AM261 Liberator I 10/08/1941 W1086a AM915 Liberator I 01/09/1941 W1100 AN522 Fortress I 22/06/1941 W1048 AN534 Fortress I 28/07/1941 W1072 AN536 Fortress I 09/01/1942 W1165 AP475 Oxford II 07/02/1942 W1177 AR671 Mohawk IV 30/01/1942 W1175 AW209 Beaufort I 29/07/1941 W1072a AW215 Beaufort I ??/06/1941 W1040 AW395 Havoc I 26/01/1942 W1171 AW850 Anson I 13/01/1942 W1169 BB912 Havoc I 22/04/1941 W1010 BD786 Hurricane Iib 30/08/1941 W1097 BJ494 Havoc I 29/09/1941 W1115 BL407 Spitfire V 24/12/1941 W1159 BL432 Spitfire V 14/02/1942 W1180 BL480 Spitfire V ??/01/1942 W1174 BL491 Spitfire V 08/03/1942 W1191 BL538 Spitfire V 09/03/1942 W1190 BL568 Spitfire V 10/01/1942 W1167 BT488 Hotspur II 19/12/1941 W1157 HM178 Argus I 15/03/1942 W1196 K5608 Shark II 24/02/1942 W1183 K6110 Tutor I 07/09/1941 W1103 L2887 Skua II 15/05/1941 W1023a L3152 Roc 30/07/1941 W1076a L3284 Henley I 03/06/1941 W1032 L4297 Wellington I 29/04/1941 W1013 L4575 Oxford I 05/05/1941 W1019 L4622 Oxford I 15/11/1941 W1139 L4636 Oxford I 25/10/1941 W1130 L4851 Blenheim IV 01/07/1941 W1055 L5964 Magister I 08/12/1941 W1152 L6195 Botha I 18/11/1941 W1140 L6396 Botha I 11/03/1942 W1194 L6449 Botha I 10/06/1941 W1038a L6750 Blenheim I 24/01/1942 W1173 L6845 Whirlwind P 11/06/1941 W1039 L7248 Lerwick I 21/10/1941 W1127 L7300 Manchester I 23/11/1941 W1144 L7310 Manchester I 21/06/1941 W1046 L7315 Manchester I 29/06/1941 W1053 L7318 Manchester I 15/09/1941 W1107 L7428 Manchester I 18/11/1941 W1141 L7863 Wellington Ic 06/01/1942 W1163 L8084 Magister I 25/06/1941 W1051 L8164 Magister I 11/12/1941 W1153 L9567 Halifax 14/09/1941 W1106a L9652 Oxford I 14/09/1941 W1005 L9935 Beaufort I 07/02/1942 W1178 N1474 Whitley V 17/06/1941 W1042 N3286 Spitfire I 15/08/1941 W1090 N3627 Blenheim IV 08/08/1941 W1086 N3935 Magister I 05/06/1941 W1034 N4563 Oxford I 04/05/1941 W1018 N5453 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 07/07/1941 W1058 N6019 Stirling I 08/05/1941 W1020 N6087 Stirling I 18/11/1941 W1142 N6431 Oxford II 30/01/1942 W1176 N6595 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 17/09/1941 W1108 N7574 Master I 25/09/1941 W1112b N7581 Master I 30/08/1941 W1098 N7704 Master I 07/06/1941 W1035 N7765 Master I 25/09/1941 W1113 N7927 Master I 14/05/1941 W1022 N7996 Master I 17/03/1942 W1199a N9318 DH.82 Tiger Moth II ??/06/1941 W1037 N9643 Anson I 22/04/1941 W1009 N9817 Anson I 15/05/1941 W1023 P1294 Hampden I 30/10/1941 W1133 P1368 Albemarle I 28/02/194 ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 11th November 2011 11:47:59
Sgt V C Salvage, 40 Squadron Blenheim and Stalag 357+other C2 5 OccupantsAs to the circumstances of the loss of L2887, Terry Foreman, the Wop/Ag in Brian Paddon's crew, told me that the aircraft was shot down by Bf109s. He also told me that Salvage escaped from a train en route to a POW camp. Paddon, I am told, killed a guard escaping also from a train later, and would have faced a death sentence had he not escaped to Sweden. ....Read More.David Gunby on 25th July 2012 06:00:52
Skua L2876 June 5, 1938Paul, Are you absolutely sure of the Type/Date tie-up? The first production Skua II, first flew at Brough piloted by Flt Lt H. J. Wilson on 28 August 1938. Blackburn Skuas L2876-L2887 to No.803 Sqn Worthy Down between 6 December 1938 and 24 January 1939. All to No.800 Sqn. Putnam's Blackburn Aircraft since 1909 (1968 ed.)/Jackson.pp.403 & 408. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 22nd October 2012 08:13:25
Serial and types of some FAA lossesNo problem Laurent. Some more: 15 May 1941: Skua II L2887, crashed at Itchen Abbas. 9 September 1941: Swordfish I P4133 10 November 1941: Martlet I AL258 6 June 1942: Swordfish I V4369 (Moore, Moore and Lewis?) - MV Indre was the Norwegian ship in case you didn't have it. 3 October 1943: possibly Swordfish II LS247 - Bissett OK and Stretton lost? All details from all from FAA Aircraft 1939-1945, Sturtivant. Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 3rd October 2014 10:43:18
FAA in home waters May 1941FAA in home waters May 1941 1 - Albacore I - 767 Sqn - N4305. 10 - Fulmar I - 806 Sqn - N1865. 15 - Skua II - 801 Sqn - L2887. 17 - Hurricane X - 759 Sqn - P5203. 21 - Hurricane I - 850 Sqn - P3152. 22 - Albacore I - 817 Sqn - N4256. 25 - Fulmar I - 800 Sqn - N1931. 30 - Swordfish I - 774 Sqn - L2799. ....Read More.Alex Smart on 6th October 2018 07:29:02


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