British Royal Air Force Fighter Command Casualties, Jul-Sep 1940

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ww2dbaseWeekly Casualties, Jul-Sep 1940

DateLostDamaged
1-7 Jul3 Blenheim, 1 Hurricane, 3 Spitfire2 Hurricane
8-14 Jul16 Hurricane, 7 Spitfire6 Hurricane, 2 Spitfire
15-21 Jul6 Defiant, 10 Hurricane, 6 Spitfire5 Hurricane
22-28 Jul4 Hurricane, 12 Spitfire1 Hurricane, 6 Spitfire
29 Jul-4 Aug4 Hurricane, 4 SpitfireNone
5-11 Aug3 Blenheim (incl. 1 trainer), 33 Hurricane, 12 Spitfire3 Hurricane, 10 Spitfire
12-18 Aug29 Hurricane, 10 Spitfire, 76 Unidentified 5 Hurricane, 8 Spitfire
19-25 Aug 4 Defiant, 20 Hurricane, 23 Spitfire1 Hurricane
26 Aug-1 Sep7 Defiant, 81 Hurricane, 47 Spitfire10 Hurricane, 6 Spitfire
2-8 Sep4 Blenheim, 74 Hurricane, 52 Spitfire34 Hurricane, 31 Spitfire
9-15 Sep59 Hurricane, 28 Spitfire20 Hurricane, 15 Spitfire 
16-22 Sep12 Hurricane, 7 Spitfire, 7 Unidentified9 Spitfire
23-29 Sep46 Hurricane, 32 Spitfire23 Hurricane, 24 Spitfire


Aircraft Losses Between 10 Jul and 11 Aug

CauseDestroyedDamagedTotal
Bf 1098752139
Bf 1106106
Bomber133851
Collision415
Anti-Aircraft112
Friendly134
Unknown Combat314
Non-Combat4768115
Total162174336
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Source(s):
Kate Moore, Battle of Britain
Stephen Bungay, The Most Dangerous Enemy

Added By:
C. Peter Chen





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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
30 Dec 2020 07:48:47 AM

Casualties during four months of aerial combat included nearly 1,600 RAF airmen killed and over 400 wounded with 1,744 planes lost. The Luftwaffe suffered 2,600 dead, 735 wounded and more than 900 taken prisoner. Nearly 2,000 German planes were destroyed.

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