Only crashes which occurred on the Isle of Wight,or close to the shoreline are to be included in this list.For crashes in the Solent area check also on the Hampshire Crash list.If you have any additions or comments please CONTACT ME- Updated 14 Feb 2016
ISLE OF WIGHT AIRCRAFT CRASHES 16-08-11 Boxkite cr Merton Cross en route Newport to Ventnor 15-04-13 Bristol??,cr on trip Cowes-Calshot ,no casualties 13-05-13 Seaplane No.1,J S White & Co,cr on take off maiden flight at Cowes. Pilot Harold Wright injured. 10-07-13 Seaplane No.2(rebuilt No1)cr off Egypt point on test flight No Casualties ??-09-16 White Quadriplane cr landing short of Somerton Aerodrome.no casualties 07-09-16 9841 Wight Landplane ,cr at Ruffins Copse,Gurnard on 2nd flight,2 killed(Ralph & Allen Lashmar) 31-03-17 White Quadriplane cr nr Somerton Aerodrome ,Pilot M Manton survived. ??-3-19 Avro (biplane).RAF, cr Buckberry ,Newport.2 POB unhurt . 07-09-20 N7997 Sopwith Cuckoo, cr Sandown Bay 12-12-23 N4570 Felixstowe F2A,480Flt,cr on t/o Cowes 15-05-24 N4499 Felixstowe F2A,from Calshot.w/o after heavy landing on Solent 14-07-24 N4120 Felixstowe F5 ,forced landing at Cowes 17-08-26 N9799 Blackburn Dart,cr in fog on the downs(nr Shalcombe),Pilot Lt.Llewellyn-Rees killed. 06-09-27 G-EBRC Avro Avian II, ditched off Ventnor. 11-03-29 S1129 Blackburn Dart forced landing in Solent,.no casualties. 14-03-30 S1044 Southampton ,accident at Bembridge 04-11-30 Fairey Flycatcher,cr nr IoW 15-07-33 G-ABUJ DH.80 cr in sea off Seaview. 07-11-34 G-AAAG DH.60X cr in Solent in bad weather,2 killed. 05-03-35 K3631, Hawker Osprey,fr Gosport, cr 7m S of Nab Twr,1 killed,1 missing. 20-03-36 G-ABVB Westland Wessex,cr at Ryde,pilot injured 24-02-36 S1828 Fairey IIIF , SNC, cr & sank nr Needles 22-06-36 S1562 Blackburn Baffin flew into rigging on SS Normandie in Ryde roads, 22-07-36 G-ACBP Airspeed SM1,fcd ldg off Bembridge(out of fuel ) cr on foredeck.No casualties. 03-09-37 Hawker Osprey, cr whilst landing on HMS Furious ,nr Ryde.Pilot killed. 25-10-38 K4773 Saro A33,Structural failure of wing while taking off nr Cowes.No casualties. 07-02-39 L2384 Blackburn Shark II,2 AACU,Ditched off Eastney, engine failure,No casualties. 14-08-39 L2342 Blackburn Shark II,2 AACU crlanding Stokes bay - Engine failure,no casualties 21-08-39 K4603 Vickers Vildebeest III cr in sea 1m off Bembridge.crew survived. 21-08-39 G-AAAL DH60G Gipsy Moth , cr at Lea airfield during flying lesson . Instructor Count Adam Michael (Mihaly) Karolyi died later of injuries- Student OK. 23-08-39 L2776(unconfirmed)Swordfish,771 Sq.FAA,Fcd ldg nr Players Copse,nr Ryde 19-09-39 L2769 SwordfishMk1,TTU Gosport,Ditched 1m W of Nab Tower,Engine Failure. 26-09-39 K5983 Sworfish Mk1,A Flt Gosport.cr in sea 5m sw of Ventnor.no casualties. 06-01-40 K6246 Anson 1 48Sq cr The Hermitage,St Catherines Down. 3 killed 05-02-40 K8934 Blackburn Shark III.TTU Gosport,fcd ldg in sea off Hillhead.w/o.no cas. 06-03-40 L7650 Swordfish Mk1,cr in sea off Needles.no cas. 03-06-40 P2269 Battle 1 12 OTU, cr Puckpool Hill,Appley Rd,Ryde, 2 killed 1 injured. S/d by"friendly fire" 11-07-40 P3681 Hurricane 1 cr Loft Righe,Cranmore 11-07-40 Do17P,2(F)11,s/d by 601SQ Hurricanes 20m S St.Catherines Pt 16-07-40 B3+GP Ju88a,6/KG54,s/d by 601SQ,cr in sea nr St Catherines Pt.2 killed,2 rescued. 18-07-40 K9990 Spitfire,52Sq, hit by Friendly fire, cr in sea off IoW.Pilot baled out. 20-07-40 P3964 Hurricane 1 ,43SQ s/d by he115 cr in se S of Needles, Pilot missing. 21-07-40 P3973 Hurricane 1,43SQ, Mid air with Bf109e-4 7/Jg27.Both a/c cr in sea 5m S of Needles Both pilots missing. 25-07-40 BF109E-4 III./JG27 cr in sea 10m S St Catherines Pt.Pilot MIA 26-07-40 P2753 Hurricane 1,601Sq s/d & cr S of St Catherines Pt .Pilot KIA 01-08-40 K6408 Vickers Vildebeest.22SQhit sea nr Ryde Pier during Torpede dropping practise Both crew killed. 08-08-40 S2+LM/5600 Ju87B.Forced landing at St Lawrence -damaged in combat with 145Sq Hurricane P3896 08-08-40 P3267 Hurricane 1 43Sq,fcd ldg Ford Farm nr Whitwell due engine failure. 08-08-40 P3468 Hurricane 1 43Sq cr in sea S of Ventnor, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P3781 Hurricane 1 43Sq cr in sea off St Lawrence, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P3545 Hurricane 1 145Sq cr in sea S of Ventnor, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P3163 Hurricane 1 145Sq cr in sea S of Needles, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P3381 Hurricane 1 145Sq s/d by Bf109 cr in sea SW IOW, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P2955 Hurricane 1 145Sq cr in sea SW IOW, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P2957 Hurricane 1 145Sq cr in sea SW of Compton Bay, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P2981 Hurricane 1 257Sq cr in sea off St Catherines Pt, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P3823 Hurricane 1 238Sq cr in sea SW IOW, pilot KIA 08-08-40 P2947 Hurricane 1 238Sq cr in sea SW IOW, pilotrescued 08-08-40 P3617 Hurricane 1 238Sq cr in sea SW IOW, pilot KIA 08-08-40 Bf110C4,V/LG1,cr in sea SW of Needles.2 KIA 08-08-40 Bf110C4,V/LG1,cr in sea SW of Needles.1 KIA ,1 MIA 08-08-40 Bf109e,/JG27,cr in sea off Atherfield PilotKIA 08-08-40 Bf109e,/JG27,cr in sea Monks Bay PilotKIA 08-08-40 Bf109e,2/JG7,cr in sea S of Ventnor Pilot rescued 08-08-40 Bf109e,2/JG7,cr in sea SW of St Catherines Pilot rescued 08-08-40 Bf109e,2/JG7,cr in sea SW of St Catherines Pilot rescued 08-08-40 Bf109e,2/JG7,cr in sea SW off Brook Pilot KIA 08-08-40 Bf109e,9/jg27,cr in sea S of Ventnor Pilot rescued 08-08-40 Bf109e,9/jg27,cr in sea S of Needles Pilot rescued 08-08-40 Ju87 3/STG3,cr in sea S of Ventnor.2 KIA 08-08-40 Ju87 2/STG3,cr in sea S of IOW.2 KIA 08-08-40 Ju87 2/STG3,cr in sea S of IOW.2 MIA 08-08-40 Ju87 4/STG77,cr in sea S of IOW.2 KIA 08-08-40 Ju87 1/STG3,cr in sea off Brighstone.2 KIA 08-08-40 Ju87 1/STG77,cr in sea off Blackgang.2 KIA 08-08-40 He59 ASR aircraft of SeenotFlugKDO cr in sea S of St Catherines Pt .crew MIA 11-08-40 Bf109E .JG27.cr in sea S of Needles.Pilot MIA 11-08-40 Bf109E .JG27.cr in sea SW of IOW.Pilot KIA 11-08-40 P3172 Hurricane 1Sq.Forced landing Sandown Golf Course.Pilot killed. 11-08-40 V7294 Hurricane 1 145 Sq,s/d & cr S of Needles.Pilot MIA 11-08-40 P3164 Hurricane 1 145 Sq,cr lndg just S of Mottistone Manor. 12-08-40 N3175 Spitfire 1 266Sq,fcd lndg Bembridge Airport, dbf,pilot OK 12-08-40 N9333 Spitfire 1 266Sq,cr in sea ogff Portsmouth,Pilot KIA 12-08-40 P9546 Spitfire 1 152Sq,cr in sea SW Ventnor. Pilot MIA 12-08-40 K9999 Spitfire 1 152Sq,cr in sea of St Catherines Pt. Pilot KIA 12-08-40 P3736 Spitfire 1 145Sq,cr in sea S of IOW. Pilot KIA 12-08-40 R4176 Spitfire 1 145Sq,cr in sea S of IOW. Pilot KIA 12-08-40 P3391 Spitfire 1 145Sq,cr in sea S of IOW. 12-08-40 R4180 Spitfire 1 145Sq,cr in sea S Ventnor. Pilot KIA 12-08-40 P3662 Spitfire 1 257Sq,cr in sea Spithead. Pilot MIA 12-08-40 Bf110 2/ZG2 ,cr in sea off Ryde.2 KIA 12-08-40 9K+F2 Ju88a 3/KG51,cr in sea off Ryde.4 KIA 12-08-40 Ju88a 3/KG51,cr in sea off IOW.4 KIA 12-08-40 Ju88a 6/KG51,cr in sea off IOW.4 KIA 12-08-40 Ju88a 8/KG51,cr in sea off Ryde.4 KIA 12-08-40 9K+AA Ju88A,Stab KG51 shot down,cr Godshill Park.1 killed 3 injured. 13-08-40 P3764 Hurricane 1 s/d,cr in sea S of IOW.Pilot rescued 15-08-40 Do-17P,3(F)31,s/d cr in sea S of Ventnor 3 KIA 15-08-40 Bf110c 7/ZG76,s/d cr in sea S of IOW,.2KIA 15-08-40 M8+BP Bf110C 2/zg76 shot down and forced landing North Ashey Down,1 killed by Ground forces.. 15-08-40 MB+WP Bf110C,6/ZG76.cr in sea S of IOW,2 MIA. 15-08-40 Bf110C,7/ZG76.cr in sea S of IOW,2 MIA. 16-08-40 ?2+?? Bf109E-4,2/JG53 Forced landing Bathingbourne Farm, Godshill after combat 16-08-40 He111P,1/KG27,cr in sea S of IOW,crew rescued. 16-08-40 N3251 Hurricane 1 43Sq , cr Horsebridge Hill, Parkhurst. 16-08-40 X4016 Spitfire 1,234Sq,s/d cr nr the Heights,Ventnor, Pilot(Flg Off Connor )Baled out, OK. 18-08-40 1455 /6 Bf109E-4 6/JG27 Forced Landing at St Martins Down after combat 18-08-40 Bf109E-4 6/JG27 (w/n 22301/255) cr at Tapnell Farm,nr Freshwater after combat 18-08-40 Bf109E 6/JG27 cr St Martin's Down Wroxall. 18-08-40 6+ Bf109E. 1/JG27 cr in sea S off Monks Bay.1 KIA 18-08-40 Bf109E-4 2/JG27 shot down ,cr in sea offRyde. 1 KIA 18-08-40 Bf109E-4 7/JG27 shot down ,cr in sea off Sandown. 1 KIA 18-08-40 Bf109E /JG27 s/d cr in sea S of IOW.1 KIA 18-08-40 Ju87 1 /Stg77 s/d cr in sea nr Nab Tower.2 KIA 19-08-40 9K+FR Ju88-A1 3/kg51,s/d cr in sea off Ryde,4 MIA 20-08-40 M7+EH Ju88 3/KG51.s/d cr in western Solent,4 MIA 20-08-40 Ju88 2/KG54,cr in sea SW of IOW 4 MIA 20-08-40 Ju88 2/KG54,cr in sea S of IOW 4 MIA 21-08-40 Ju88 9/LG1,cr in sea SW of Needles. 4KIA 24-08-40 Bf109E-4 6/JG2 s/d & crashed Greatwoods copse,Shanklin .Pilot drowned in sea 24-08-40 T1804 Blenheim 235Sq,s/d in error by 1(RCAF) Sq,cr Bracklesham bay- 2 killed. 24-08-40 N3239 Spitfire 1,234 Sq,cr Little Burbridge Farm, nr Godshill,after combat. 24-08-40 L1082 Spitfire 1.609Sq,s/d and fcd ldg at Tapnell Farm,nr Freshwater. 24-08-40 Bf109E 6/JG1 cr Cowlease Hill nr Shanklin. 25-08-40 Bf110C4 3/ZG26.cr in sea SW of Needles 25-08-40 Bf109e 3/JG2 cr in sea s of IOW. 25-08-40 Bf109e 3/JG2 cr in sea se of IOW.1 MIA 26-08-40 G1+GN He111,5/kg55 s/d cr in sea off Hanover Pt. 26-08-40 He59 KD/02 cr in sea S of Nab Tower.3 KIA 19-09-40 9K+DL Ju88 1/KG51,sd by Hurricane L1562 & cr 10m S of St Catherines Pt. 26-09-40 P5205 Hurricane 1.607Sq cr nr Sun Inn Calbourne. 26-09-40 P3830 Hurricane 1.238Sq cr Merlins Farm Calbourne,.Pilot OK 26-09-40 P3098 Hurricane 1,238Sq cr in sea SW of IOW.1 MIA. 26-09-40 P5205 Hurricane 1 607Sq, cr Colemans Farm Porchfield.. 26-09-40 K9882 Spitfire 1 cr in sea SW of Needles.1 KIA 26-09-40 K9982 Spitfire 1,cr in sea S of Needles.Pilot OK 26-09-40 3094/3U+AR Bf110-C4 7/ZG26 cr Tapnell Farm nr Freshwater.2 KIA 26-09-40 U8+HH Bf110.1/ZG26,cr at Bleakdown nr Chequers PH. 26-09-40 2187?5F+CM Bf110 4/F14.cr in sea Saltmead Ledge Thorness Bay.2 KIA 26-09-40 G1+GK He111H2/KG55 ,cr in Western Solents, 5 MIA 28-09-40 V6776 Hurricane 1 238Sq,cr north side of Culver Down after combat over Fareham. Pilot Sgt Eric Bann,baled out but parachute failed and he was killed at Centurion Copse,IoW. 28-09-40 P3836 Hurricane 1,238Sq s/d cr in Solent 1 KIA 28-09-40 N2400 Hurricane 1,238 SQ cr in sea at Forelands. 1 KIA 28-09-40 L1770 Hurricane 1,213 Sq, s/d cr in Whitecliff Bay.Pilot rescued. 30-09-40 4U+MH Ju88A-1, 1(F)123, cr in sea off Ventnor 01-10-40 Bf110D ,1/ZG26 s/d & cr in sea W of IOW,2 KIA. 15-10-40 1588/8 Bf109E, 3/JG2 ,shot-fcd ldg Bowecombe Down Nr Newport.Pilot captured 27-10-40 V6888 Hurricane 1 ,145Sq,cr in sea off Seaview. Pilot OK 27-10-40 V7592 Hurricane 1 ,145Sq,cr in sea at Forelands. Pilot OK 27-10-40 P3167 Hurricane 1 ,145Sq,cr in sea nr Nab Tower,.1 KIA 27-10-40 Bf109e ,3/JG2 cr in sea off IOW. 29-10-40 P2720 Hurricane 1,213SQ,cr in Woody Bay nr Ventnor.P/O R.R.Hutley killed. 06-11-40 V6627 Hurricane1 145 Sq ,s/d cr nr Haseley Manor Pilot died later of injuries rec'd . 06-11-40 2751/Black1 Bf109E4 5/JG2.s/d cr in sea Monks Bay,IOW 1KIA 06-11-40 R4177 Hurricane 1, 145 Sq cr nr Duxmore Farm,nr Ashey.Pilot OK 07-11-40 Bf109 3/JG2 cr in sea SE St Catherines Pt. 1 KIA 07-11-40 P2924 Hurricane 1 145 SQ cr Old Park St Lawrence.Pilot OK 07-11-40 V6889 Hurricane 1,145Sq, cr in sea Littlestairs Pt,Shanklin,Pilot OK 07-11-40 P2683 Hurricane 1,145Sq s/d cr ,a/c recovered. 07-11-40 P2770 Hurricane 1,145 Sq cr Ashey Down .Pilot OK 24-11-40 3092/G1+KN He111H-4,II/KG55,s/d cr in sea off St Catherines Pt. 5 MIA 28-11-40 5344 Bf109E4 Stab/JG2.listed by luftwaffe as shot down IOW 28-11-40 Hurricane 213SQ s/d cr in sea off StCatherines Pt 28-11-40 Spitfire 609SQ s/d cr in sea SW of Needles 1 KIA 28-11-40 X4586 Spitfire 1 609Sq s/d cr in sea SW of IOW. 28-11-40 P9427 Spitfire 1 152 SQ s/d cr in sea sw of IOW 1 KIA 28-11-40 N3242 Spitfire 1 602 SQ cr Rill Farm pilot baled out killed. 28-11-40 V6691 Hurricane 1 cr in sea off St Catherines Pt. 1 MIA 19-12-40 L9823 Beaufort1,217 Sq, out of fuel ditched 3 m S of Needles 22-12-40 L6686 Blenheim I 23Sq,cr Brading Down, Pilot OK 2 crew killed. 22-03-41 V5396 Blenheim I 59 Sq fcd ldg Brook- all OK a/c recovered. 04-04-41 4224/V4+AR Ju88A-5,III/KG1,s/d cr in sea s of Needles 4 MIA 10-04-41 6N+HL He 111,3/KG100 cr The Hermitage,Whitwell 4 KIA, 1 survivor. 15-04-41 P7684 Spitfire II,610Sq,cr in sea Spithead.1 MIA 21-04-41 P7812 Spitfire IIA 616Sq,cr in sea of IOW .Pilot baled out. 27-04-41 0294/F6+AM Ju88A-1,4(F)/122 s/d in Solent 4 MIA. 08-05-41 1G+CC He 111.2/KG27, cr Farringford ,1 captured 3 killed. 11-05-41 BŁ+LH Ju88,1/KG54,s/d cr in sea Egypt Point. 1 KIA,3 MIA 29-05-41 7T+JH/8240 Ju88,3/KG606,s/d & cr Wellow Down.4 crew all killed. Photos below(by Nigel R Watson) show the crash site in 2011 and a marker placed there by Nigel commemorating the crew .
11-06-41 AL254 Martlett881 Sq.mid-air with Fulmar N1924, both a/c cr in seaat Spithead. 11-06-41 N1924 Fulmar - see above.all crew both a/c killed 23-06-41 Z3396 Hurricane 1 32SQ, flew into cliffs at Freshwater in fog. pilot killed. 07-07-41 1G+AF He111,KG100, s/d cr in sea SW of Needles.4KIA 07-07-41 6N+GK He111,KG100, s/d cr in sea SW of Needles.4KIA 07-07-41 iG+AP He111,KG100, s/d cr in sea SW of Needles.5KIA 24-07-41 4D+CH/7194 Ju 88.1/KG30.Forced Landing Yaverland,Bembridge.Crew captured 01-08-41 L3126 Blackburn Roc 2AACU,Gosport, cr in sea off Eastney.Pilot OK 20-09-41 T1439 Lysander ,SDF Christchurch,Ditched 12m S Steamer Point.i rescued,1 missing. 11-11-41 HH983 Taylorcraft +C,651SQ cr Brading Down nr. Newport. 22-11-41 BD940 Hurricane1,1 Sq,midair with Z8399,cr Playstreet Lane,Binstead,Pilot Killed 22-11-41 Z3899 Hurricane 1,1 Sq,see above,Dame Anthony's Common ,Ryde.Pilot OK 14-02-42 AE397/EA-G Hampden 1 49Sq ditched of IOW out of Fuel -Crew OK 09-03-42 DK687 Swordfish II,825 Sq, flew into sea in Solent 2 killed. 17-03-42 DK691 Swordfish II,825Sq,Fcd Ldg at Godshill ,crew OK,A/c recovered 15-04-42 L7317/ZN Manchester.106 Sq,Ditched in Solent 1M short of Lee-on-Solent. Out of Fuel.Crew OK 20-04-42 DK691 Swordfish cr nr Godshill 22-04-42 X4492/D-P Spitfire PR.V1C.140Sq Forced landing Borthwood Copse,nr Sandown .a/c recovered. 02-05-42 X7693 Beaufighter,604Sq,cr in sea nr Needles,crew baled out OK 04-05-42 Do217, s/d & cr in sea Dunnose Head.no survivors. 27-05-42 7626/4 BF109f-4,10/JG2,s/d & cr Yaverland .Pilot killed 10-06-42 AR377 Spitfire V,41 Sq, cr Rowborough Farm.Pilot Injured 10-06-42 AD504 Spitfire V,41 Sq, cr Belvedere, St.Lawrence.Pilot injured 17-06-42 EN965 Spitfire V,118Sq, cr Atherfield.Pilot OK 28-07-42 K7985 Gladiator cr Culver midair with L8030.Pilot Killed 28-07-42 L8030 Gladiator cr Culver- see above- pilot killed. 19-08-42 M2+FH/140718 Ju 88A-43/KG106.s/d & cr Wroxall Copse,1 killed .3 survived. 25-08-42 4U+GH Ju 88,1(F)123,Flew into ground St Martins Down,3 killed 1 survivor.(or 28 Aug?) 01-11-42 BR186 Spitfire VI 616SQ Flew into ground Stenbury Down.F Sgt S Smith killed 01-11-42 BR174 Spitfire VI,616 Sq Flew into ground Stenbury Down.Pilot injured 07-11-42 BF634 Albacore I,823Sq, ditched S of IOW.1 killed 1 survivor 20-12-42 W7768/G Halifax.cr Eades Farm after engine problems ,405 Sq,RCAF crew(7) killed 20-01-43 AG389 Mustang,400Sq s/d in error by Typhoons, cr S of St Catherines Pt.Pilot killed. 22-01-43 AE876/SB-N Ventura II.464 Sq.cr Elanors Grove,Binstead.4 crew survived 07-02-43 U5+GP/5315 Do 217-E2.6/KG2 cr Wroxall Farm, St Martins Down,crew(4) killed 07-03-43 HS313 Swordfish II ,836Sq,flew into sea.2 killed .one survivor 05-05-43 DP845 Spitfire(Griffon p'type)fcd ldg Hale Common. no cas 05-05-43 BS538 Spitfire,341SQ cr Arreton,nr Newchurch at1615,Engine failure. Pilot was Sous Lt Laurent(French) 29-05-43 DN303 Typhoon 1B 486SQ fcd ldg Brading Marshes,St Helens ,.no cas 16-08-43 14763 Bf 109G-4 R3,6?KG2, cr fcd ldg at Hill Farm Newchurch. 16-08-43 Bf 109G.4(F)123, s/d & cr in Newchurch Brading area 1 KIA 16-08-43 DR896 Defiant 1622 Flt, cr in sea off Eastney, 2 KIA 14-09-43 312+ Bf109G-4,A(F0123,s/d in sea off St Ctaherines Pt,1 MIA 04-10-43 DK250/IP-W HalifaxII 434Sq.cr in sea off IOW.4KIA,3MIA 05-11-43 JP844 Typhoon.197 Sq cr Garstons Farm,Newport.Pilot injured 27-11-43 43-28702 P-38 cr Compton Down 18-07-43 AP256 Mustang 1 268SQ Abandoned 15 m S of IoW, Engine Failure. 02-12-43 FD508 Mustang 1, 63 Sq cr Somerton airfield no cs 30-12-43 42-31149 B17G,388BG cr in sea while on emergency approach to Beaulieu.6 killed 31-12-43 P-38 20TFW cr Ruffins Copse after overshooting at Somerton.no cas 31-12-43 42-31064 B-17G 401BG,cr in sea off IOW.10 killed 25-01-44 N9204 TigerMoth 667 SQ .TOA at Somerton,a/c repaired 13-03-44 V1711 Albemarle.295Sq.flew into ground St.Catherines Down .crew survived 26-04-44 MK373 Spitfire.MkIX.329Sq cr in sea off St Catherines Pt 12-05-44 42-96190 B-26B,387BG/556BS cr nr Bucks Farm nr Kingston after crew baled out. 05-06-44 MN761 Typhoon 1B,193 Sq ditched 15m SE IOW 08-06-44 MN735 Typhoon 1B 182 Sq cr Ashen Grove Farm nr Calbourne.no cas.eng fld. 07-06-44 NH183 Spitfire IX,421Sq,"missing" nr St Catherines Pt 07-06-44 A 20 Havoc fcd landing Ashey.a/c recovered 11-06-44 MJ219 Spitfire,229 Sq cr North Grounds Farm nr Chale Green.Pilot Killed 16-06-44 AB208 SpitfireV,130SQ,Midairwith W3128 6m S of St Catherines Pt.cr in sea .1 MIA. 23-06-44 EK218 Typhoon 1B 198SQ,ditched S of IOW,Engine Failure 25-06-44 MN760 Typhoon 1B 193 Sq.ditched 1M se Needles 02-07-44 42-76523 P-47D.371FG cr 35 miles S of IoW - engine failure 23-07-44 42-67456 P-38J.370FS Midair collision over Iow (with 42-67943 P-38J).cr into sea .1 MIA 23-07-44 42-67943 P-38J see above .cr nr Brading.Pilot OK 30-07-44 41-31904 B-26B.322BG ditched 10 miles S of St Catherines Point 01-08-44 43-9887 A-20G.643BS/409BG. Forced landing on IoW(where exactly?) 28-08-44 EF311 Stirling cr in sea nr Nab Tower 14-09-44 N9204 Tiger Moth.667 Sq cr Somerton Airfield.no cas 24-09-44 T6304 Tiger Moth Overturned by gust on takeoff Somerton 11-11-44 MK323 Spitfire iX,84 GSU cr Ryde 06-02-45 44-14383 P-51D ,339FG cr on beach Puckpool Pilot killed 06-02-45 44-13379 P-51D,339FG cr on sand Puckpool, pilot missing 01-03-45 Z2046 Firefly798SQ. flew into groundChale green in fog.Pilot killed 13-04-45 JM804 SeaOtter ABR1,TOA in Solent capsized.no cas. 27-06-45 L2335 Walrus.15FP.cr and burned on t/o Cowes aerodrome Pilot injured 19-07-45 NM247 Oxford ,A & Aee,Fire ...cr Rowlands Wood Haverstreet, Pilot Major E.W. Leach, Killed 31-08-45 NP409 Monitor TTII,A & AEE,cr in sea off Ft Victoria, Sub-Lt K.W.A. Fehler RN; Lt L.R.J. Habgood RN killed. 08-09-45 KK981 Hoverfly I,RN, Cr Ventnor 01-10-45 RF829 Mosquito FB VI 709 Sq.cr in sea 4.5 M W Nab Tower,a/c broke up in dive,Pilot killed 11-10-45 NF333 SwordfishIII ATDU midair with RD750(Beaufighter) cr in sea.1 killed 13-02-46 VB885 Sunderland GR5 302FTU.hit sea in turn off Calshot.broke up.10 killed 23-07-46 TE725 Mosquito FBVI ,771Sq ,cr between Alum Bay & Needles .2 killed 09-06-47 Harvard,709SQ,Fcd Ldg, cr near Yaverland Church.crew survived 29-08-47 Auster, cr off Shanklin beach due pilot error.3 killed. 19-11-47 G-AGHW Short S25.Hythe. Flew into high ground at Brighstone Down.1 killed. 20-11-47 G-AIWW Anson flew into Radar pylon at St Boniface Down 2 killed 21-02-48 SL553 Spitfire XVI.501Sq Missing over solent 14-03-48 TX214 Anson Engine failed on t/o..wheels up landing at Somerton 23-01-49 T7465 Tiger Moth, 14RFS,Hit ground low flying 3m S of Yarmouth . 16-06-49 G-AGPI Rapide Somerton Airways cr on Landing Somerton. Pilot injured but all survived 12-08-49 TG271 SARO SR A/1 cr off Cowes after hitting object in water. 03-11-49 TW908 Lancaster B.1 148 SQ Midair collision over east Wight with RL116(below) 03-11-49 RL116 Mosquito NF36 Midair with above(TW908),total 9 killed on both a/c 18-07-50 G-AIUB Hawk Tr.After t/o at Somerton stalled & spun in 300yds NW of aerodrome at 1443.Pilot(Anthony P Corke)killed. 07-11-50 BB865 Tiger Moth T2.Gosp Stn Flt cr at Ryde during aerobatics.2 killed 21-01-51 TW738 Firefly IV 771 SQ.Fcd Ldg East Ashey Manor Farm Ryde.engine failure. 28-01-53 G-AGKY Sunderland III,Aquila A/W cr on take off approx 2m NE of Cowes.no cas 21-11-53 WD920 Firefly,Fcd ldg atBrowns Golf Course Sandown,a/c recovered Photo below of the crashed aircraft was taken by John Cassford with his Box Brownie.
22-03-53 G-AMUD Chipmunk 21,cr at Porchfield .1 killed 1 injured 08-12-55 XA561 Javelin 1,A & AEE cr at RowboroughCorner,pilot ejected OK 25-09-55 G-AMCM Tiger Moth Crashed Somerton 13-03-57 XF427 Hunter 54 Sq,cr at Bouldner- Pilot killed 22-08-57 G-AIJA Tiger Moth cr in High Park Rd ,Ryde(location unconfirmed) 15-11-57 G-AKNU Solent 3 cr Chessel Down .35 killed.Aquila AW 08-05-58 G-APLB Tiger Moth cr in sea off Bembridge 24-09-59 XE395 Seahawk FGA.6 cr off Isle of Wight.(position ??) 19-11-60 G-AOCV Tiger Moth cr on fcd ldg at Brading. 05-05-61 G-ARAA Cessna 182 cr in bad weather St Catherines Hill,Blackgang,3 killed. 06-05-62 G-AGZB Dakota 3 cr in fog,St Boniface Down.10 killed 15-08-64 G-AMWH Bristol 171 Mk.3a.Damaged beyond repair landing at Cowes 29-03-66 G-ARME Chipmunk 22,CoAT.cr at Sandown Pilot killed 26-06-68 XD236/038 Scimitar F1 FRU,cr St Catherines Point 05-05-72 G-ASLD Pa-30 cr after take off at Bembridge .3 killed 24-06-72 G-AWGO RF-4d Midair collision with G-AYBS,cr Yarmouth beach 24-06-72 G-AYBS RF-5 see above,cr offshore Yarmouth. 25-06-72 G-ARUS Pa-28-180 Undershot and crashed at Bembridge after engine failure 29-07-75 G-ARLS Pa-23-250 cr in sea at 50 39N.01 00W ,fuel starvation 11-04-79 G-AYWE Pa-28 cr on take off Sandown 15-07-79 G-BCGO Pa-25 ditched in Sandown Bay while oil-dispersal spraying. 06-03-81 XZ917/016N Seaking Has5 820SQ, midair with XZ915 -both cr in sea 5NM S St Cath.pt 10-09-82 G-LADY AA.5A Badly damaged ,heavy landing at Sandown 16-12-82 WT702/874VL Hunter T8C FRADU cr in sea 2.75m S of Nab Tower.Pilot Killed 31-10-84 XL584 Hunter T8C FRADUcr in sea between Nab tower and Langstone harbour.Pilot missing 24-02-85 G-ECCO Cougar cr in sea off Ventnor 23-04-87 G-OPIG super 2 Engine failure on take off caused nosewheel collapse 01-10-87 G-OPIG Super 2 Nosewheel collapsed landing at Sandown see above !! 18-09-88 G-AYMN Cherokee forced landing,overturned between Niton and Whitwell 10-05-93 G-ELIZ Kitfox Cr on take off at Brighstone I.O.W 22-04-93 G-BTER C-150J Overshot in bad weather and cr at Bembridge 21-07-96 G-OHOG Pa 28-140 Cr an take-off Sandown - poor climb due heat...cr in trees. 4 OB OK 0- minor injuries 09-08-98 G-BLMR Pa L18C U/c collapsed landing Sandown 20-09-98 N33884 Aeronca Chief.U/c failed during taxi at Sandown 11-11-98 G-AVIS F172H Taxying accident.Sandown. 03-07-99 G-BPVX Cassutt Racer. Spun in on approach at Bembridge .Pilot Killed 05-07-99 G-OSTY F150G U/c collapsed landing Sandown 30-08-99 G-NASH AA-5A Damaged in heavy landing Sandown 17-10-01 G-BZST UL450 Nosewheel collapsed landing Sandown 22-06-02 G-AZFA Beagle Pup .U/c collapsed after heavy landing at Sandown 14-09-02 G-GGRR Bulldog 120 Over ran Runway landing at Binstead Airstrip.Slight damage 05-10-03 BGA1623/CLG ,SHK-1,cr on landing Bembridge after canopy opened in flight. 04-08-04 N53103 C177RG Nose U/c collapsed following heavy landing at Sandown 01-09-04 G-TRUK Glasair RG. Inadvertant wheels-up landing Bembridge Airfield no casualties 26-04-05 G-TRUK Glasair RG,nosewheel collapsed landing Bembridge 14-11-05 G-ATXO SIPA903.Ran away during hand prop swinging at Sandown 20-11-05 G-CDBZ Thruster T600N 450.Overran RW at Little Atherfield Farm-finished in ditch 26-08-05 G-CBPT R22 ditched at Prince Consort Buoy N of Cowes- Engine Failure 03-09-06 G-AZSW B121 Pup 2,Loss of engine power- ditched just offshore Sandown 17-09-06 G-LOOP Pitt S1C,Damaged in heavy landing after aborted take off attempt at Sandown 17-02-07 G-TORC Pa28R-200,Nosegear collapsed landing Sandown. 07-03-07 G-TREX Pioneer300.Nosegear collapsed landing Bembridge. 15-03-07 G-BSZV C150F,Nosegear collapsed landing Sandown 05-04-07 G-BAMM Pa28-235,Nosegear collapsed landing Sandown 05-08-07 G-AVRP Pa-28,Cr on take off Sandown, 4 on board killed. Cause unknown. 15-09-08 G-AMVP Tipsy Junior .Stalled landing Sandown.Damaged 29-08-09 G-BSLK Pa28-181,damaged in heavy landing Sandown 04-09-10 G-MARX RV-4 mid-air collision with G-JAST during Rolls Royce Merlin Trophy air race , Crash landing at Bembridge - 2 on board injured.(See below) 04-09-10 G-JAST Mooney M20J ,mid-air with G-MARX(see above), cr in Rowlands Wood, Havenstreet IOW.2 on board killed. 03-07-11 G-INOW MONNETT MONI Lost Power on t/o Sandown cr into marshy ground 23-05-12 G-RDCO Jabiru J430 , overran landing at Binstead, landing gear damaged. 01-09-12 G-CDSO Thruster T600N, Fcd ldg at Tapnell Farm after engine problems ,badly damaged. 22-08-15 F-JVVV/54-ASI Zenair CH-601 cr at Lake , nr Sandown Airport after takeoff. Pilot injured.