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DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
26 Oct 40 Swordfish I L2794 821 Sqdn FAA Shetlands/Sea
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Lost to the Isles - Accounts military aircraft losses around Scottish Isles 1914-41Thanks Denis/Pavel, Only just found your posts on here. Yes! Denis, here`s you go: CONTENTS Introduction 3 Acknowledgements 4 Islands map 5 Bat in the Flow - No.38 ...........................................Orkney 8 Carrier pilot pioneer - Sopwith Pup N6452 .......... Orkney 10 The loss of the SSP airships.................................... Westray 16 Strutter in Scapa A5990............................................ Orkney 23 Camel at Clestrain N6636......................................... Orkney 25 A Ripon off Portree S1560 ....................................... Skye 29 Elsner`s Baffin K4075 ...............................................Lady Isle 33 First on British soil - Ju88 Pegal Burn.................. Hoy 37 London`s burning L7042 ..........................................Shetland 43 Over the sea to Skye - Oxford L9644.....................Skye 46 The Stronsay Skua L2946......................................... Stronsay 50 Out of fuel - Out of luck - Walrus L2296 ............... Foula 56 Test flight tragedy - Blackburn B-20 V8914..........Bute 64 The Sumburgh Gladiators ........................................Shetland 68 Magister mishap R1832............................................ Shetland 74 The Lismore Sunderland P9602................................Lismore 76 Not such a happy landing- Sunderland P9621........Colonsay 85 Stringbag in Quendale Bay L2794............................Shetland 97 Christmas Day raider - Ju88 at Sandwick..............Orkney 100 Weather Willie`s last flight He.111 2645...................Fair Isle 108 Epic salvage - Sunderland T9049............................ Unst 115 A bird with broken wings - Anson N4939...............Arran 121 Butt of Lewis Whitley T4276...................................... Lewis 126 Junkers off Westray Ju88 0683.................................Westray 131 The high Island Hudson N7310..................................Hoy 135 Lady Isle Beauforts L9814 & N1184..........................Lady Isle 143 A raider in the Voe - Bf 110-E-2 Wr.3774.................Shetland 147 Epic recovery of ....Read More.highgroundsman on 10th January 2014 02:14:27
Selected FAA or Naval Involvemennt in Aircrat Casualty Packs at the National ArchivesHi, Managed to tie most to aircraft type and serial. 1. ADM 358/5 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Midshipman (A) J D W Barr: report of death following an aircraft accident Skua L2946 ADM 358/9 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant (A) E F Pope, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, 18 January 1940 Walrus P5468 ADM 358/30 1940 Jan 01 - 1941 Dec 31 Lieutenant (A) J D Stern, RN and Lieutenant B E H Stranack, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, 3 March 1940 Swordfish P4215 ADM 358/32 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant T W G French, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, Hal Far RAF Station, Malta, 11 March 1940 Swordfish K8371 ADM 358/33 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Temporary Lieutenant (A) P G Philcox, RNVR: report of death in an aircraft accident, 12 March 1940 Proctor P6008 ADM 358/43 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Acting Lieutenant B J Smeeton, RN and Midshipman (A) F Watkinson, RN: missing presumed dead following an air attack on Bergen, 10 April 1940 Skua L2923 ADM 358/50 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Captain E D McIver, RM: missing presumed dead in an aircraft accident during raid on Bergen, 14 April 1940 Skua ADM 358/54 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant (A) F Whittingham, RN: report of death. Lieutenant O M Cheeke, RN: wounded in an aircraft accident, 18 April 1940 Swordfish P4214 ADM 358/56 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Midshipman (A) J R Crossley, RN: missing presumed dead; aircraft failed to return from a reconnaissance flight, 20 April 1940 Skua L2999 ADM 358/57 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Midshipman (A) J O Burr: report of death in an aircraft accident, 22 April 1940 Skua L3044 ADM 358/58 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant C R D Messenger, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, 22 April 1940 Swordfish P4163 ADM 358/61 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant V C Marryat, RM: report of death in an aircraft accident, 24 April 1940 Gladiator N2301 ADM 358/62 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Sub-Lieutenant (A) S Lyver, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, 24 April 1940 Swordfish L2852 ADM 358/63 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Midshipman (A) P L Furber, RN: missing presumed dead in an aircraft accident, 24 April 1940 Walrus L2316 ADM 358/71 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Temporary Sub-Lieutenant (A) H G Aitchison, RNVR: report of death in an aircraft accident, 1 May 1940 Hornet Moth P6787 ADM 358/74 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Midshipman (A) P L Atkinson, RN: missing presumed dead in an aircraft accident in the Solent, 9 May 1940 Walrus L2225 ADM 358/77 1940 Jan 01 - 1941 Dec 31 Lieutenant (A) R B Nuthall: missing in an aircraft accident, sank in harbour after raid on Bergen, 9 May 1940; presumption of death Attached to RAF ADM 358/89 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Lieutenant (A) E A Liversidge, RN: report of death in an aircraft accident, 16 May 1940 Swordfish K8872 ? ADM 358/90 1940 Jan 01 - 1940 Dec 31 Acting Sub-Lieutenant (A) H D Mouri ....Read More.AL90 on 11th January 2014 02:44:27
FAA in home waters October 1940FAA in home waters October 1940 6 - Swordfish I - 825 Sqn - Y0126 - Crew ? Could this be Lt. DAN Watt's a/c ? 6 - Swordfish I - 825 Sqn - HMS Furious - a/c lost off Clacton - Lt. DAN Watt, killed. Could this by Y0126 ? 7 - Walrus I - 765 Sqn - Y0133 - Lt. MC Hoskin,Lt. TE Rose-Richards, both killed. 9 - Whitley V - 77 Sqn - P5091 - MiD. DAC Hadingham, killed. 9/10 - Albacore I - 829 Sqn - L7129 - Lt/Cdr. OS Stevenson, Lt. N Quill & PO. A Brimm's, all POW's. 11 - Skua II - 760 Sqn - L2970 - Lt. AF Adie, AM(E)1. WH Souls, both killed. 25 - Swordfish I - 825 Sqn - L2747 - PO. JS Tools, killed. AB. SJ Wotton, DoI. 26 - Swordfish I - 821 Sqn - L2794 - S/Lt. PB Laycock, MiD. RT Chambers, NA1. BFA Brewster. All killed. 29 - Spitfire - 19 Sqn - P7423 - S/Lt. AG Blake, killed. ....Read More.Alex Smart on 8th September 2019 02:46:50
401026 - Unaccounted airmen - 26-10-1940Hello, 401026 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26 - 10 - 1940 From Henk's List - SOUTH AFRICA OWEN, Harry - Air Corporal - 95735 - SAAF. Johannesburg (Braam Fontein) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa. Died at the General Hospital, Johannesburg. UK HARRAD, Leslie - AC2c - 1301895 - RAFVR. Exhall ( St.Giles) Churchyard, Warwickshire. KNIGHT, Norman Frank - AC2c - 1301942 - RAF. Sittingbourne Cemetery, Kent. These two airmen were crew of Magister I - R1850 - 15 EFTS. HOWSON, James Storey - AC2c - 1355986 - RAFVR. Ingleton Cemetery, Yorkshire. PEARCE, John Vincent - Cpl - 1305999 - RAFVR. Bristol (Canford) Cemetery, Gloucestershire. These two airmen were killed during an Air Raid on London. PEASCOD, William - AC2c - 945509 - RAFVR. Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery, Cumberland. Cause of death? STEVENSON, Alexander - P/O - 86776 - RAF. Farnham Civil Cemetery, Surrey. Cause of death ? From CWGC - NETHERLANDS BROOME,Charles George - P/O - 84688 - RAFVR. Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery, Zeeland, Netherlands. [I]Wrong....Spitfire Ia - P7301 - PRU.[/I] [B]Correct Serial Hudson N7301 See AIR 81/3947 [/B] NORWAY PERRIN, William Ronald - Sgt - 74777 - RAFVR. Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery, Norway. Beaufort I - N1159 - 42 Sqn. UK HOLLAND, Oliver Henry Selby - Cpl - 569978 - RAF. Caerphilly (Penyrheol) Cemetery, Glamorganshire. JONES, Hywel - Sgt - 638275 - RAF. Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Church Cemetery, Anglesey. SLATER, Peter Henderson - P/O - 77920- RAFVR. Glasgow Crematorium, Glasgow. These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - T2233 - 21Sqn. HOLDER, Robert - Sgt - 391356 - RNZAF. Bidford-on Avon Burial Ground, Warwickshire. Hurricane I - R4184 - 151Sqn. PATTULLO, William Blair - P/O - 43379 - RAF. North Weald Bassett (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Essex. Hurricane I - V6804 - 46 Sqn. BOLTON, William Henry - Sgt - 535103 - RAF. BROCKLEHURST, Geoffrey Rainford - Sgt - 580180 - RAF. GADSDON, Victor William - F/Sgt - 523f417 - RAF. MACRURY, Archie - F/O - 41125 - RAF. These four airmen were crew of Beaufort I - L9813 - 42 Sqn. HUMPHREY, Keith Reginald - Sgt - 741337 - RAFVR. LOADSMAN, Horace Cecil - Sgt - 740660 - RAFVR. PALLETT, Denis Isiah - Sgt - 649968 - RAF. WALTER, Frank Douglas (Cornwall)- Sgt - 635501 - RAF. These four airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2971 - 61 Sqn. DALL, James Mitchell - Sgt - 749342 - RAFVR. LOVELUCK, James Gwyn - Sgt - 566553 - RAF. MIDDLETON, George! Leslie - Sgt - 521578 - RAF. YOUNG, Kenneth Ernest - Sgt - 751187 - RAFVR. These four airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2990 - 83 Sqn. SIMPSON, Geoffrey Mervyn (NewZealander) - F/O - 41481 - RAF. Hurricane I - W6669 - 229 Sqn. ELCOME, Douglas William - Sgt - 740713 - RAFVR. Spitfire Ia - R6839 - 602 Sqn. The fourteen airmen named above are all commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. ....Read More.Alex Smart on 4th June 2022 12:24:14


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