MORE PARACHUTE DESCENTS BEING ADDED WEEKLY - AND PHOTOS AS AND WHEN FOUND

1940

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Bail-Outs for
1940

Bail-Outs for 1940 part I   
Bail-Outs for 1940 part II  
Bail-Outs for 1940 part III

Ejections for 1940

1941 >>>>

Date crew who bailed out position notes status Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial

based

mission cause crashed
1st September 1940  F/O B V Kerwin pilot bad burns Wounded
RAF
Hurricane I P3963 1(RCAF) Sqn Patrol combat with Do 215s/Me 110s over Shipbourne, Kent
1st September 1940 F/O A Yuile pilot   OK
RAF
Hurricane I  84171 1(RCAF) Sqn Patrol combat  with bombers and fighters. 1430 near West Malling
1st September 1940 F/O R A Thompson pilot   Wounded
RAF
Spitfire I    72 Sqn Patrol combat with Me 109 at 1130 over Hythe
1st September 1940 F/O D F B Sheen pilot See also 5th September 1940 OK
RAF
Spitfire I X4109 72 Sqn Patrol combat with fighters, 1150 Ham Street, Kent
1st September 1940 F/O A V Gowers  pilot wounded and badly burned. Baled out and fell with his parachute on fire Wounded
RAF
Hurricane I V7343 85 Sqn Patrol combat with Me 109, at 1415 over Oxted, Kent
1st September 1940 Sgt G B Booth pilot burned and severely injured. Died 7th February 1941 Wounded
RAF
Hurricane I L2071 'O' 85 Sqn Patrol 1415 crashed at Sanderstead, Surrey
1st September 1940
3rd bale out

Flying Offr. Patrick Philip
'Woody' Woods-Scawen
pilot Baled out too low and was killed

brother of Pilot Officer Charles Anthony “Tony” Woods-Scawen KIA 2nd September 1940

See also
17th May 1940
19th May 1940
 

killed
RAF
Hurricane I P3150 85 Sqn   combat with a Bf 109, 1415 near Kenley
2nd September 1940
4th bale out

Pilot Officer Charles Anthony “Tony” Woods-Scawen
pilot Baled out too low and was killed

brother of Flying Offr. Patrick Philip 'Woody' Woods-Scawen KIA 1st September 1940

see also
7th June 1940
13th August 1940
16th August 1940
 

killed
RAF
Hurricane I V7420 43 Sqn Patrol combat with Me 109, 1330, aircraft set on fire near Ivychurch
2nd September 1940
F/O David Basil Bell‑Salter
pilot wounded & injured landing Wounded
RAF
Hurricane I V6640 253 Sqn Patrol combat at 1300 near Rye
         
RAF
           
 
                       
    pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
2nd September 1940   pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
2nd September 1940   pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
2nd September 1940   pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
2nd September 1940   pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
2nd September 1940   pilot    
RAF
      Patrol    
Date crew who bailed out position notes status Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial

based

mission cause crashed
 

                                                   Patrol.  after ;

                                                . See also 18th May 1940.

 

NOTE

   ##th August 1940 - Fighter Command lost ## aircraft - # successful bale-outs.
   Of the ## crew involved ## were killed, # were safe of whom # was slightly injured