Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: R1261
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22 Oct 44 Close Air Support Den Bosch Avenging Arab II
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Hawker Typhoon Ib MN969 5V-A 439 Sqdn RAF 1125 Eindhoven (B.78)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1200 Left punctured tyre causing to swing off runway and turn over Eindhoven Airfield (B.78) Noord-Holland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. W.L. Saunders J/22803 RCAF SAFE -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Air Britain, ‘RAF Aircraft MA100-MZ999', page 89

Version June, 2022