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    Aircraft crashes in Dorset 1939-45 - all sad reading.

    10-3-39 K6063 Westland WallaceII 6ATS force landed in a field
    between Chickerell and Langton herring and caught fire.
    Occupants survived but the aicraft was burnt out.
    13-3-39 K4396 Hawker Audax 6 FTS Failed to pull out of a dive and hit the
    top of the beach before crashing into the sea 20 yards beyond. Pilot killed.
    12-7-39 (single seat a/c) crashed two miles off Chesil Beach after
    it became entangled in the tow cable during an airgunnery exercise.
    Iraqi pilot (attached to an RAF FTS) was killed.
    2-12-39 K9267 Battle 1, CGS cr Drimpton
    2-4-40 K4654 Hind 1 10 BGS accident at Warmwell.

    2-4-40 L6982 BP Defiant I C.G.S cr Warmwell Airfield
    3-4-40 K5544 Hawker Hind 10 BGS cr landing at Warmwell
    22-4-40 K3525 Fairey Seal 10 BGS cr Langton Herring.Pilot Killed
    22-4-40 K8173 BP Overstrand I 10 BGS cr in sea off Chesil Beach.3 killed
    22-4-40 N7551 Miles Master I CGS pilot baled out over Puddletown
    23-4-40 L4799 Lysander 613 SQ cr in Chickerell village.
    (Shown as L2057 in some sources-not Lysander serial)
    24-4-40 K6839 Hawker Hind 10BGS cr landing at Warmwell
    26-4-40 K5382 Hawker Hind RAFC hit power lines and cr near Lytchett Matravers
    27-4-40 K5425 Hawker Hind 10 BGS cr on take off 1 mile e of Warmwell
    29-4-40 L3348 Henley 1 10 BGS cr Abbotsbury area
    7-5-40 K3480 Fairey Seal 10BGS cr near Warmwell
    13-6-40 P4297 Hampden 1 16 OTU cr Iwerne Minster -
    Pilot JES MacAllister killed
    2-7-40 L6982 Defiant 1 CGS accident Warmwell
    airfield
    4-7-40 2480/B3+DM He 111P III/KG54 s/d by 92 SQ and cr at Longmoor Farm,
    Gillingham,3 killed.
    8-7-40 Spitfire 609Sq shot down,cr off Swanage.
    9-7-40 R6637/PR-Q Spitfire 609Sq shot down by Lt Egon
    Mayer, I/JG 2, cr off Portland,
    9-7-40 Ju.87 cr off Portland
    11-7-40 3551/2N+EP Bf.110 III/ZG76 Forced landing at Povington Heath,Tyneham
    Pilot- ObLt Gerhard Kadow
    11-7-40 -/2N+?P Bf110 III/ZG76 cr nr Portland Pilot OblLt Hans - Joachim Goring

    11-7-40 L1069 Spitfire I 609SQ Shot down and cr off Portland
    11-7-40 L1095 Spitfire I 609SQ Shot down and cr off Portland
    11-7-40 N2485 Hurricane I 501SQ Shot down by bf109 of 111/JG27
    and cr off Portland
    12-7-40 P3084 Hurricane I 501Sq Shot down and cr off Portland
    13-7-40 P2950 Hurricane 238Sq Cr at Little Mayne Farm,
    West Knighton after dogfight, pilot killed
    15-7-40 L1086 Spitfire 609Sq Crash-landed at RAF Warmwell
    18-7-40 Do.17 shot down,cr at Fleet.
    18-7-40 R6636 Spitfire 609Sq Shot down by Ju 88 off Swanage,
    cr Studland beach,recovered and repaired.
    20-7-40 P3766 Hurricane I 238Sq shot down and cr Lyme Bay
    20-7-40 P3082 Hurricane I 501Sq shot down and cr Lyme Bay
    20-7-40 K9880 Spitfire I 152Sq Shot down and cr off Swanage
    21-7-40 780/5F+OM Do 17M 4(F)/14 s/d by 238 Sq and cr at Nutford Farm ,
    1 mile N of Blandford
    25-7-40 Do.17 Shot down by 152 Sq Spitfires
    and cr near Weymouth
    25-7-40 K9901 Spitfire I 152Sq Shot down and cr off Portland
    26-7-40 K9815 Spitfire 1 609Sq cr Piddlehinton afetr engine failure,
    destroyed by fire.
    27-7-40 N3023 Spitfire I 609Sq Shot down and cr off Weymouth .
    P/O Buchanan killed.
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    8-8-40 L1082 Spitfire I 609Sq Forced landing at Christchurch.
    8-8-40 R6811 Spitfire I 152Sq cr landed at Spyway Farm,Langton Matravers.
    (also given as "Marsh Farm,Bestwall")
    10-8-40 Hurricane 145Sq Forced landing at Christchurch ,
    damaged by Luftwaffe
    11-8-40 ?/B3+DC Ju.88 KG54 shot down by 213Sq,cr at Blacknor Fort,Portland
    11-8-40 L2057 Hurricane I 601SQ cr in sea off Portland
    11-8-40 P2978 Hurricane cr in sea off Portland
    11-8-40 P3222 Hurricane I 238Sq shot down by Bf.109,cr nr
    Weymouth,pilot killed.
    11-8-40 P3585 Hurricane I 213SQ cr landed Lulworth Camp
    11-8-40 P3598 Hurricane I 87Sq cr landed near Warmwell
    11-8-40 P3783 Hurricane I 601Sq cr in sea off Portland
    11-8-40 P3885 Hurricane I 601Sq cr in sea off Portland
    11-8-40 R4092 Hurricane I 601Sq cr in sea off Portland
    11-8-40 R4094 Hurricane I cr in sea off Dorset coast
    11-8-40 R6614 Spitfire I 152Sq cr in sea off Dorset coast
    11-8-40 P3789 Hurricane I 213Sq shot down and cr in sea off Portland.
    Pilot killed.
    11-8-40 Bf.110 cr near Swanage
    11-8-40 Bf.110 cr in sea near coast(where?)
    11-8-40 N2650 Hurricane 1 3213Sq cr in Portland area -
    pilot R Wright killed.
    12-8-40 ?/1G+AC He111H-3 II/KG27 s/d and cr at Sturminster Marshall
    12-8-40 R6692 Spitfire 1 609Sq w/o after overstressed,Warmwell.
    13-8-40 ?/L1+FZ Bf.110 LG1 cr Swalland Farm,Kimmeridge
    13-8-40 P3177 Hurricane I 238Sq cr in sea off Portland- Pilot H Marsh missing.
    13-8-40 P3348 Hurricane I 213SQ shot down and cr in sea nr Portland.
    Pilot missing.
    13-8-40 Ju.87 shot down by 152SQ,cr nr Portesham
    13-8-40 P3805 Hurricane I 238SQ crash landing 1 mile E of
    Burton Bradstock at Bredy Farm.Pilot OK
    13-8-40 ?(Me.110 or Ju.87) shot down ,cr nr Grimstone Viaduct,Stratton
    13-8-40 Bf.109 Shot down and cr in sea off Weymouth
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    13-8-40 10 Bf.109 5/JG53 Shot down by 609 Sq and cr Poole Harbour
    13-8-40 Bf.109 Shot down and cr in sea off Dorset coast
    13-8-40 ?9+?? Bf109-E1 5/JG53 s/d by 609Sq, cr in Weymouth Bay
    14-8-40 Hurricane shot down by Do.17,cr in Christchurch Bay
    14-8-40 P3310 Spitfire 1 151 Sq shot down,cr in sea off Christchurch
    14-8-40 N3024/PR-H Spitfire 1 609Sq Shot down into sea off Bournemouth, 1730 hrs.
    15-8-40 Hurricane 87Sq cr -landing at Symondsbury
    15-8-40 Hurricane 87SQ cr at Abbotsbury Swannery,Pilot killed
    15-8-40 Hurricane I 87 SQ cr in sea off Portland
    15-8-40 P3215 Hurricane I 87SQ cr in sea off Portland
    15-8-40 R6985 Spitfire I Shot down and cr in sea off Dorset coast
    15-08-40 K9954 Spitfire 1 152Sq w/o after combat damage.Warmwell.
    15-8-40 R6988 Spitfire I 234Sq cr at Walsford Rd Bournemouth.Pilot Killed
    25-8-40 ?/3M+KH Bf.110 II/ZG2 cr Priory Farm, East Holme(shot down by 609 Sq)
    25-8-40 ?/3M+KM Bf.110 II/ZG2 Shot down by 609Sq,cr at East Chaldon,2 killed
    25-8-40 N2646 Hurricane I 213SQ cr landed at Burton Bradstock. a/c recovered .
    25-8-40 N2766 Hurricane I 213Sq cr in sea off Portland
    25-8-40 N3266 Spitfire I 602Sq Shot down and cr Dorchester
    25-8-40 P3200 Hurricane I 213Sq cr in sea off Portland
    25-8-40 R6810 Spitfire I cr in sea off Portland
    25-8-40 R6994 Spitfire I Shot down and cr in sea off Dorset coast
    25-8-40 V7250 Hurricane 87Sq Shot down,cr in flames New Barn,
    Bradford Peverell,pilot S Wakeling killed
    25-8-40 V7226 Hurricane 1 213Sq cr Portland Area, Pilot J Phillippart killed
    25-8-40 Hurricane 213SQ shot down by Bf.109s,cr in Lyme Bay,
    pilot missing
    25-8-40 Hurricane 213SQ shot down by Bf.109s,cr in Lyme Bay,
    pilot missing
    25-8-40 Bf.109 cr Chesil Beach,pilot drowned
    25-8-40 Bf.110 shot down and cr Tatton House Chickerell
    2 crew killed
    25-8-40 Bf.109 JG53 shot down and cr Tatton House Chickerell
    25-8-40 Bf.110C-4 1/ZG2 shot down by 609 Sq and
    cr Creech Barrow Hill,Church Knowle
    25-8-40 P9381 Spitfire 1 602Sq cr Galton Heath after pilot baled out
    27-8-40 R6831 Spitfire I 152Sq cr in sea off Portland
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    6-9-40 N3061 Spitfire I 234Sq Shot down and cr in Weymouth Bay
    14-9-40 P6362 Magister 1 32MU Hit cliffs north side of Emmetts Hill,
    Worth Matravers.
    15-9-40 He.111 cr in sea off Portland
    25-9-40 6305/G1+BH He 111P 1/KG55 Shot down and forced
    landing at Westfield Farm Studland.1210Hrs.
    Pilot was Fw Fritz Jόrges. 5 crew 1 killed, 2 wounded.
    25-9-40 2803/G1+LR He 111P 7/KG55 cr on "Chatsworth"Westminster Rd,
    Branksome Park.4 killed
    26-9-40 K6882 Spitfire I 152Sq cr in sea off Swanage
    27-9-40 3378/S9+DK Bf.110D-3 2Staffel-Epr/GR210
    s/d and cr Busseys Stool Farm,Tarrant Gunville at 1200 hrs,
    Pilot- Hptm Martin Lutz.2 killed
    27-9-40 4270/S9-DU Bf.110D-3 Epr/GR210 S/d and forced landing at
    The Beeches ,Preston Hill Iwerne minster Pilot Fw Friedrich Ebner
    27-9-40 3888/S9-JH Bf.110D-3 s/d by 504 Sq and cr at
    Bradle Row,Kimmeridge.Pilot: Ltn Gerhard Schmidt + 1 killed.
    27-9-40 2248/S9+GK Bf.110D-3 Epr/GR210 cr in sea off coast.
    Obltn Wilhelm Rφssiger + 1 missing
    27-9-40 3629/3U+IM Bf.110C-7 4/ZG26. s/d and cr at Salters Wood,
    Middle Bere Fm,Arne by 609 and 152 Sq
    Pilot: Obltn Arthur Niebuhr and one other killed

    27-9-40 3290/3U-DS Bf.110C-4 III/ZG26 Forced landing after combat,
    1 mile SW Kimmeridge. Pilot - Uffz Fritz Schupp
    27-9-40 2168/3U+BD Bf.110C-4 III/ZG26 s/d and cr in sea off Dorset coast.
    2 missing.A/c identity unconfirmed. 2 killed
    27-9-40 3297/3U+FT Bf.110C-4 III/ZG26 Mid-air collision with X4107 Spitfire,
    cr at Bellamy's Farm Piddletrenthide.
    pilot Gefr Georg Jakstadt baled out and captured.
    27-9-40 X4107 Spitfire I 609Sq mid-air with above,cr Chesilbourne,
    nr Piddlehinton,P/O Miller killed
    30-9-40 ?/"BLACK-2" Bf.109 5S/JG2 Shot down,cr at Hundred Acres Field,
    Spriggs Farm,Sydling St Nicholas,Pilot killed.
    30-9-40 0847 Bf 109 E4 2./JG2 cr ntr Dorchester after combat
    30-9-40 L1702 Hurricane I 238Sq Mid-air collision with
    N2474(238 Sq Hurricane)Both a/c cr nr Shaftesbury-both pilots survived after bale-outs
    30-9-40 Spitfire Forced landing Parley Common
    30-9-40 L1764 Hurricane I cr landing on Chesil Beach,nr Abbotsbury
    30-9-40 N2434 Hurricane I 56Sq cr Okeford Fitzpaine.
    30-9-40 N2474 Hurricane I Mid-air collision with
    L1702(Spitfire) over Shaftesbury
    30-9-40 P2866 Hurricane I 56Sq Cr landing Longcutts East,Winfrith,Newburgh.
    30-9-40 P2987 Hurricane I 504Sq Forced landing fuel shortage nr Whitcombe Barn
    30-9-40 P3088 Hurricane I 56Sq cr in sea off Portland
    30-9-40 P3414 Hurricane I 504 Sq Shot down,cr in sea off Weymouth
    30-9-40 P3655 Hurricane I 56Sq cr in sea off Portland
    30-9-40 Hurricane 87Sq cr Oborne, Rd Sherborne
    1-10-40 P3599 Hurricane I 238Sq Shot down,cr in Poole Harbour
    7-10-40 ?/3U+BT Bf.110 9S/KG26 Flew into Hyde Hill,s of Stoborough.2 killed
    7-10-40 ?/3U+JP Bf.110 6S/ZG26 cr Brickhills Field ,
    nr Kingston Russell House,2 killed
    7-10-40 ?/3U+JT Bf.110 9S/KG26 Shot down,cr landing Corfe Castle,1 killed
    7-10-40 ?/9K+5N Ju.88 5S/KG51 s/d,cr Tappers Hill,nr Sydling St.Nicholas
    7-10-40 N3039 Spitfire I 152 Sq cr and burned Shatcombe Farm,Wynford Eagle,
    pilot died later of burns
    7-10-40 N3231 Spitfire I 609Sq Shot down and cr Child Okeford
    7-10-40 N3238 Spitfire I 609Sq cr Watercombe Farm (near Warmwell).Pilot killed
    7-10-40 V6777 Hurricane I 238Sq s/d,cr at Great Hill,nr Winterborne Houghton
    7-10-40 X4472 Spitfire I 609Sq Forced Landing at Vale Farm,Sutton Waldren
    7-10-40 Bf.110 ZG26 shot down by 609Sq and cr Owermoigne
    7-10-40 Bf.110 ZG26 shot down by 609Sq,cr in sea
    1 mile of Arish Mell Gap,Lulworth
    7-10-40 Hurricane 56Sq Cr Austral Farm,Alton Pancras
    10-10-40 P3421 Hurricane I 56Sq s/d,cr Manor Farm,Wogret,Wareham.Pilot killed
    10-10-40 P3984 Hurricane I 238Sq s/d and cr n of Castle Hill,Corfe Castle
    11-10-40 P9301 Spitfire 1 152Sq cr 2m E of Dorchester
    15-10-40 1588 Bf.109 E-4 I/JG2 listed by Luftwaffe as missing
    over Christchurch Bay see Below
    15-10-40 3279 Bf.109 E-1 II/JG2 listed by Luftwaffe as missing
    over Christchurch Bay see Below
    15-10-40 Bf.110 shot down by 609Sq,cr Bournemouth,
    possibly one of the two above
    18-10-40 R6607 Spitfire I 152Sq cr Tadnoll Mill,Chaldon Herring,pilot killed
    29-10-40 3657 Bf.109E-4 III/JG2 Listed-missing over Christchurch Bay-Luftwaffe
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    6-11-40 ?/6N+AH He.111 KG100 forced landing West Bay,Bridport,
    pilot thought he was over France.
    5-11-40 Hurricane 238Sq s/d by JG2 a/c &cr Tarrant Hinton
    5-11-40 Hurricane 238Sq s/d by JG2 a/c &cr Tarrant Monckton
    5-11-40 V7535 Hurricane 238Sq s/d by JG2 a/c &cr Manor
    Farm Sturminster Newton Wreck excavated 2006
    11-11-40 X4450 Spitfire 1 152Sq forced landing in heavy rain.
    14-11-40 Ju.88 Shot down and cr Ringwood Rd.Poole
    23-11-40 X4025 Spitfire 1 Overshot,overturned at Warmwell.
    28-11-40 P9427 Spitfire I cr in Poole Bay
    28-11-40 R6597 Spitfire I 152Sq Shot down,cr Arne nr Wareham.Pilot killed
    29-11-40 R6907 Spitfire I 152Sq cr Field Grove,Durweston,
    pilot suffered anoxia -killed.
    30-11-40 Bf.109 LG2 cr landing Woodyhyde Farm,Worth Matravers
    16-11-40 R9015 Lysander III 16Sq cr Broadwindsor.
    4-1-41 Do.17 cr in sea of Portland
    4-1-41 V6758 Hurricane I 238Sq Forced landing Warmwell Airfield.
    21-2-41 Hurricane 32Sq cr St Clements Rd Bournemouth after Victory roll
    1-4-41 P8011 Spitfire 1 234Sq Destroyed in air raid at Warmwell.
    3-4-41 T4299 Whitley V 51Sq shot down(friendly fire - by 87 Sq Hurricane!),
    crCoonegar Farm,Manston,1 killed.
    5-4-41 He.111 cr Dorset Ridgeway.
    12-4-41 2002/1G+HT He111P-2 9/KG27 s/d and cr Prowers Farm Lydlinch,3 killed
    28-4-41 K9230 Battle I cr in sea off Hengistbury Head,pilot drowned
    4-5-41 Ju.88 cr on Winfrith Heath Decoy Airfield
    7-5-41 2513/1G+BR He111-H5 7/KG27 s/d by Beaufighter( 600SQ),
    B/u in air and cr at Foxwell Farm,Oborne
    3 crew killed - one survivor.

    12-5-41 G-ADHK Short C Class BOAC "Maia",destroyed Poole Harbour by He.111
    12-5-41 ?/G1+ES He.111 8S/3/KG55 Shot down cr atPatchin's Pt,
    Arne,a/c involved in G-ADHK incident
    19-5-41 3814 Bf.109E-7 I/JG2 cr in Channel off Portland(Luftwaffe records)
    19-5-41 6439 Bf.109E-7 I/JG2 cr 5 km S of Portland(Luftwaffe records)
    22-5-41 3974/1G+ZM He-111H-8 4/KG27 hit hill nr Lulworth,
    cr Chideock Farm, Chaldon Herring
    2 killed ,3 survivors
    6-6-41 Bf.109e 7G/J2 cr at Worth Matravers
    9-6-41 5983/White15 Bf.109E7Z 3/JG2 listed by Luftwaffe as missing in Swanage area
    15-6-41 3248/6N+DK He.111H 2/K Gr100 s/d by 604 Sq,cr at Plumber,
    nr Sturminster Newton,5 killed.
    14-7-41 P8656 Spitfire I 56Sq cr,forced landing Longcutts East,East Knighton
    17-7-41 P4832 Blenheim IV cr in sea off Purbecks
    4-8-41 P8516 Spitfire I 118Sq cr into hill S of Owermoigne at Holworth Farm
    6-8-41 P6983 Whirlwind I 263Sq forced landing Hurn
    10-9-41 R6639 Spitfire I 53OTU cr West Lulworth during forced landing
    7-10-41 L6860 Lysander II 41OTU cr at Stalbridge
    11-10-41 X9677 Wellington IC 218 Sq cr in sea off St Albans Head,3 drowned
    21-10-41 FW.190 flew into Bindon Hill,Lulworth,1 killed
    25-10-41 Z4993 Hurricane IIB A&AEE flew into Ridgeway Hill,Upwey
    8-11-41 AH845 Tomahawk 400Sq Ditched of Chesil beach.
    Remains are on show Weymouth Museum
    11-11-41 ?/GZ 32Sq cr onto ammo dump Warmwell.
    Pilot + 2 on ground killed
    29-11-41 L9405 Blenheim IV cr in sea off Chesil Beach
    16-12-41 R7142 Spitfire I 140Sq Dived into ground near Rempstone
    16-12-41 X9785 Wellington IC 217Sq Cr ldg Holm Farm,West Milton- engine failure
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    25-01-42 AA813 Spitfire 1PRU Cr Chesil Beach
    12-2-42 AD472 Spitfire 350Sq w/o in collision at Warmwell airfield.
    16-2-42 R9306 Stirling II 90Sq cr near Blandford
    25-2-42 R7148 Spitfire 1 52OTU forced landing nr Shaftsbury,engine failure.
    26-2-42 P1365 Albemarle A&AEE FLEFnr Bridport
    23-3-42 Ju88 Shot down by AA while attacking Portland
    cr at Davis's Timber Yard, Chesilton, Portland.
    --see picture above.
    24-03-42 AL546 Liberator II ,A&AEE, CR Race Farm,Lytchett Minster,Fire. 4 Crew baled out OK-
    pilot Wng Cdr J.W. McGuire, AFC stayed with the plane and died in crash.

    29-3-42 Z3349 Hurricane II 245Sq forced landing Furzey Island in Poole Harbour
    15-4-42 AD297 Spitfire 302Sq w/o in collision Warmwell.
    21-4-42 13005/blue12 Bf109 F-4/B 10(J)/JG2 cr in sea nr Portland
    25-4-42 AB179 Spitfire 501Sq forced landing at Worth Matravers.
    26-4-42 1120/F8+EM Do217E-4 4/KG40 cr at Bottlebush Down ,Handley Cross.4 killed
    4-5-42 W3306 Spitfire 302Sq Landing accident Warmwell.
    4-5-42 BL548 Spitfire 124Sq cr at Worth Matravers.
    6-5-42 N3980 Magister 302Sq cr near Wareham
    11-5-42 G-ADHK Short S21 Maia Destroyed by enemy attack Poole.
    23-5-42 4627/6N+FR He111H-6 LK17 cr at Elcombe Farm,Alvediston,5 killed.
    30-8-42 T6568 DH82A Crashed in forced landing Kingston nr Hazlebury
    15-9-42 AM466 Spitfire 66Sq forced landing 2m SE Warmwell
    16-9-42 EP118 Spitfire 501Sq Collided with Typhoon on t/off at Warmwell
    17-9-42 AB491 Spitfire 501Sq cr Lyme Bay,pilot killed.
    8-10-42 P7014 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr on take off Warmwell
    21-10-42 5331 FW190A-3 5/Jg2 s/d & cr Bindon Hill
    Lulworth Cove at 2110hrs Pilot Brychy killed
    23-10-42 Z4993 Hurricane 1 A& AEE hit Ridgeway Hill,Upwey(in mist).Pilot killed
    24-10-42 R7695 Typhoon IA 266Sq Broke up and cr at Glanvilles Wooton
    27-10-42 R8823 Typhoon IB 266Sq overshot landing and cr Warmwell
    15-12-42 R8663 Typhoon IB 257Sq cr following forced landing at Chilfrome
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    24-1-43 DT684/BY Halifax II 58Sq cr Kingston Lacy Park Pamphill.
    8 crew killed,including pilot John Andrews from Ringwood,Hants
    Memorial erected 24-1-2000
    9-2-43 P6991 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr on take off Warmwel
    16-2-43 R9306 Stirling 1 cr Bold Barrow Hill,west of Blandford.4 killed
    ?-2-43 Do.17 cr near Beaminster
    7-5-43 P7057 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr landing Warmwell
    15-3-43 EP715 Spitfire 19Sq cr 3m S Sherborne- engine failure.
    23-3-43 G-AGDA PBY Catalina BOAC cr Poole Harbour while doing circuits.
    At least one casualty and one rescued.
    24-3-43 BS448 Spitfire 616Sq collided with BR302 and cr at
    Higher Waterston,Piddletrenthide
    7-4-43 42-29651 B-17F USAAF Forced landing Charity Farm,
    Lychett Minster,later flown out.
    18-4-43 BR590 Spitfire 616Sq Ditched Swanage due engine failure.
    22-5-43 P7059 Whirlwind I 263Sq landed Warmwell with engine fire
    23-5-43 FW-190d s/d,cr at St Ives Hotel Grove Rd Bournemouth
    29-5-43 DE355 DH82A Spun into ground Warmwell
    25-6-43 MB315 Seafire IIC Overshot landing Christchurch,
    cr on house in Caroline Av
    28-6-43 41-6573 P-47C 4FG Accident at Warmwell
    28-6-43 41-6539 P-47C 4FG Accident at Warmwell
    10-7-43 EB687 Spitfire VC w/o in ground collision at Hurn
    13-7-43 P7110 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr nr Warmwell during forced landing
    ?-7-43 Whitley cr on take off at Hurn
    1-8-43 P6981 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr landing at Warmwell
    3-8-43 PA106 Spitfire 761Sq cr 4m NE Beaminster after collision with NX949.
    9-9-43 BL920 Spitfire 67Sq cr 1m E Bishops Caundle.Op by USAAF
    10-9-43 P7096 Whirlwind I 263Sq cr landing at Warmwell
    22-9-43 42-7919 P-47D. 4FG. Accident at Warmwell
    8-11-43 NX913 Spitfire 761Sq cr on apptroach Henstridge.
    11-11-43 AL762 Boston III Belly landing Dorschester
    15-11-43 FR174 Mitchell III cr landing Tarrant Rushton with battle damage
    28-11-43 Spitfire 761Sq Cr Water Lane ,Cranbourne
    1-12-43 MA799 Spitfire 131Sq cr Everley Farm Blandford.
    5-12-43 42-3297 B-17 571BS ditched nr Abbotsbury CG stn,- 1 killed.
    11-12-43 43-12196 P-51B. 354FG, cr 1 mile offshore S of Portland Bill/Southwell,
    explosion in flight
    17-12-43 Horsa over ran landing Tarrant rushton and crashed.
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    5-1-44 21132/G B-17 USAAF Forced landing Tarrant Rushton due combat damage.
    20-1-44 Hamilcar 38Grp Overshot and hit building Tarrant Rushton.
    no casualties.
    26-1-44 Halifax ODU cr in sea off Bournemouth Pier
    20-2-44 EF468 Stirling III 196Sq Cr on approach Tarrant Rushton .A/c came down
    Bussy Stool Farm,Tarrant Gunville. 6 killed
    8-3-44 42-67945 P-38J 370FG Accident at Zeals
    12-3-44 MN129 Typhoon IB 263 Sq cr just west of Warmwell during aerobatics,
    pilot killed
    15-3-44 Horsa cr into Nissen Hut landing Tarrant Rushton
    16-3-44 Horsa forced landing nr Westbury.
    16-3-44 Halifax Belly landing Tarrant Rushton.

    21-3-44 LD972 Hurricane IV 439Sq cr 2 miles east of Hurn after mid-air
    with P-47D from Christchurch.pilot killed
    22-3-44 JP137 Halifax II 1865CU cr Moordown,Bournemouth,2 on gnd+ 7 crew killed
    4-4-44 42-67674 P-38J 326FRS/31ATG Accident at Warmwell
    11-4-44 LJ822 Stirling IX 190Sq Cr Knighton Farm,Hampreston
    6 mins after t/o from Tarrant Rushton 6 killed.
    20-4-44 42-67662 P-38J 430FS/474FG Accident(LAC) at Warmwell
    22-4-44 42-67509 P-38J 428FS/474FG. Accident(LAC) at Warmwell
    27-4-44 42-67506 P-38J. 429FS/474FG. Accident(LAC)at Warmwell
    24-4-44 180414/U5+GH Ju188E-2 1/KG2 s/d by AA fire cr Salterns Wood,Arne.5 killed
    25-4-44 MK212 Spitfire 443Sq Forced landing 6m SW Spettisbury - OG
    25-4-44 MK321 Spitfire 443Sq forced landing Puddletown -ran out of fuel.
    30-4-44 P-47D 405FG cr at Highcliffe School
    2-5-44 42-67676 P-38J 474FG Taxying accident at Warmwell
    13-5-44 LH520 Horsa Overshot landing Tarrant Rushton and
    hit a Halifax("QQ"). 1 killed
    13-5-44 LH339 Horsa Overshot landing Tarrant Rushton and
    hit a Halifax . no casualties
    21-5-44 42-67645(unconfirmed)P-38 474FG cr at Cheselbourne.Pilot killed
    22-5-44 /H Halifax 644Sq cr landing Tarrant Rushton.no casualties
    22-5-44 Hamilcar over ran landing Tarrant Rushton, u/c collapsed.
    23-5-44 42-67487 P-38J. 474FG Accident at Warmwell
    24-5-44 Glider(Hamilcar ?) cr at Tarrant Rushton.
    27-5-44 LL346 /E Halifax V 644Sq Took off from Tarrant Rushton towing
    Hamilcar glider, failed to gain height,
    abandoned glider and crashed in Ashley Wood, Tarrant Keyneston.
    25-5-44 Wellington cr nr Christchurch
    27-5-44 42-67678 P-38J 474FG Overshot landing Warmwell

    28-5-44 42-67654 P-38J 474FG Take off accident at Warmwell
    29-05-44 LN443 Wellington 82OTU s/d in error by friendly a/c.
    cr 4m SW Sturminster Newton
    30-5-44 Horsa cr at Moor Critchell -on training flight
    from Tarrant Rushton
    30-5-44 Horsa cr at Shapwick -on training flight
    from Tarrant Rushton
    30-5-44 Horsa cr at Spettisbury -on training flight
    from Tarrant Rushton
    1-6-44 NS980 Mosquito FBVI 418SQ Engine detached and wing fell off crashed
    at Throop Dorset
    4-6-44 42-68703 C-53D 315FRS/31ATG cr 8 miles N Warmwell - loss of control
    6-6-44 42-67672 P-38J 430FS/474FG accident(LAC) at Warmwell
    6-6-44 43-104408 P-38J 430FS/474FG accident(LAC) at Warmwell
    6-6-44 42-67189 P-38J 430FS/474FG accident(LAC) at Warmwell
    6-6-44 41-28838 B-24H 34BG,cr landed nr Corfe Castle 9 crew killed
    6/7-6-44 LW377/OW-G Halifax III 426SQ RCAF. Crew bailed out over Slapton Sands
    Aircraft cr (where?)
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    12-6-44 42-67652 P-38J 474FG accident at Warmwell
    14-6-44 43-28711 P-38J 474FG accident at Warmwell
    18-6-44 Horsa cr at end of RW01 Tarrant Rushton.
    18-06-44 42-99100 L-5 153LS/9AF.cr Warminster(KCR)
    23-6-44 43-28530 P-38J 474FG accident at Warmwell
    23-6-44 43-28538 P-38J 474FG accident at Warmwell
    23-6-44 42-67265 P-38J 474FG accident at Warmwell
    25-6-44 AB975 Spitfire 277Sq cr Sherbourne.
    25-6-44 NF511 Spitfire 886Sq forced landing Godlingstone Heath,Swanage.
    25-6-44 42-104424 P-38J 474FG Landing Accident at Warmwell
    26-6-44 42-100888 C-47A 437TCG Flew into Godlingstone Hill.Swanage
    29-6-44 42-76245 P-47D 509FS405FG cr on take off Christchurch ,
    hit house in Foxwood Av
    29-6-44 42-76476 P-47D 509FS405FG cr on take off Christchurch ,
    hit bungalow in Foxwood Av
    29-6-44 42-26338 P-47D 509FS405FG hit by explosion of above aircraft.
    total of 16 killed
    29-6-44 P-47D 405FG landed short at Christchurch
    and overturned in Lymington Rd Highcliffe
    7-7-44 42-104322 P-38J. 474FG Accident at Warmwell
    11-7-44 43-28728 P-38J. 474FG Caught fire on take off Warmwell
    21-7-44 HX913 Mosquito FBVI 464SQ/2GSU Flew into Portland Bill at night on navex
    23-7-44 Mosquito 418Sq cr Upper Parkstone,nr Alder Rd Drill Hall,2K
    26-7-44 RJ262 Horsa Overshot landing Tarrant Rushton and
    hit Halifax"AG" 298SQ.
    ?-7-44 Liberator cr on Furzey Island,Corfe Castle
    9-8-44 42-96244 B26F 497BS/344BG Take off accident at Zeals
    9-8-44 KB209 Mosquito B20 A&AEE HAF.Dived into gnd Blandford .2 killed
    25-8-44 /P-O Halifax 644Sq U/c collapsed landing Tarrant Rushton.
    27-8-44 /U Halifax 644Sq left RW landing Tarrant Rushton and ended
    up nr Preston Farm. w/o.
    11-9-44 K9969 Spitfire 761Sq Ground collision with Master W9026 Henstridge.
    20-9-44 LL256/T-S Halifax V 298SQ Ran out of fuel- belly landing nr Middle Wallop
    after diverting to Harwell due weather at Tarrant Rushton.1 killed.
    3-10-44 Barracuda cr Portland harbour
    14-10-44 LL310 Halifax V 644Sq crash landed 2 miles west of Tarrant Rushton
    after engine failure.
    25-11-44 LR384 Mosquito FBVI 60 OTU Control lost in cloud on night navex dived
    into sea off Bridport Dorset
    2-12-44 ML250 Spitfire 416Sq forced landing Morden,engine failure.
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    7-1-45 MB152 Spitfire 761Sq collided with MB306,cr 1m S Henstridge airfield
    7-1-45 MB306 Spitfire 761Sq see above
    16-1-45 43-7173 P-51B 355 ran out of fuel cr Moreton, Warmwell
    25-1-45 AB828 Spitfire 277Sq forced landing Cheselbourne
    17-2-45 NH276 Spitfire 12FU Flew into cliffs at Kimmeridge in poor vis.
    17-2-45 PT360 Spitfire 12FU As above
    22-2-45 NX882 Spitfire 761Sq Stalled on app at Henstridge.
    12-3-45 EM625 Martinet 17 A.P.C.cr landed at Burton Mere due engine failure
    23-3-45 Beaufighter Cr Chesil ranges
    27-3-45 NA664 Halifax IVb 298Sq Cr and burned at South Farm ,Spettisbury
    while on approach to Tarrant Rushton , 6 killed
    29-3-45 PR150 Spitfire 761Sq Flew into high ground West Lulworth
    28-4-45 NN462 Spitfire 761Sq Pilot baled out after collision withn NN254,
    cr at Marnhull
    3-5-45 RX219 Spitfire 718Sq cr 3m N of Henstridge after collision with NN646.
    17-5-45 T6869 DH82A Undercarriage collapsed on landing Tarrant Rushton
    22-5-45 PR117 Spitfire 761Sq cr 3m W of Henstridge.
    23-5-45 NF646 Spitfire 718Sq cr 3m NE Henstridge after collision
    with Seafire RX219.
    30-5-45 T6800 Dh82A Hit ridge low flying Norden Farm Dorset
    9-6-45 SM414 Spitfire 412Sq forced landing nr Warmwell
    15-6-45 JT985(ex Bu 90033) Liberator IX 232Sq Hit hill nr Kingston, Purbecks,
    in bad weather, 5 crew and 22 pax killed.On 25 Oct 2007
    a memorial seat was dedicated to these and the
    3 casualties from Swordfish K5985 which crashed 18-03-38 killing 3 on board.
    18-6-45 KH694 Mustang Wing fell off,cr Portland Bay
    23-6-45 NN411 Spitfire 761Sq Spun in at Margaret Marsh.Pilot killed.
    27-6-45 NH812 Spitfire 414Sq overshot and overturned landing at Warmwell.
    15-7-45 866 B-17 306BG Overran landing at Christchurch,damaged
    15-7-45 NL976 DH82A Dbr in gale Warmwell
    6-8-45 unidentified a/c cr nr Chesil Bank- pilot killed
    28-8-45 NN462 Seafire III 761 Sqd Collision over Marnhull
    9-11-45 N6658 Tiger Moth 2EFTS forced landing at Thornford
    9-11-45 PP997 Spitfire 761Sq spun inj at West Orchard ,pilot killed.
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