Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4941
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
1 Jan 45 Armed Recce -
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Hawker Typhoon Ib PD503 F3-R 438 Sqdn RAF 0910 Eindhoven (B.78)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0920 Shot down by Maj. H. Bär of Stab/JG 3 while taking off Crash landed near Eindhoven Airfield (B.78) Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. R.W. Keller 23 J/37649 RCAF DOW Groesbeek RCAF 15 D 5 Initially buried Woensel
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Shores & Thomas, ‘2nd Tactical Air Force July 1944-January 1945’, page 381; Manrho & Pütz, 'Bodenplatte'

Version June, 2022