Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T5441
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
26 Mar 45 Ferry flight Gilze-Rijen Airfield
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
De Havilland Mosquito FB.VI PZ458 TH-D 418 Sqdn RAF Koksijde (B.71)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Caught fire in mid-air Crashed 20 km sw of Eindhoven Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. R.E. Naylor 28 J/4550 RCAF KIA Groesbeek RCAF 15 F 14
Navigator Sgt. T.C. Buttle 1802214 RAF SAFE -
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