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19 Jan 1940 Potez 25 1935 Armée de l'Air 0 Aulnat Airfield, Puy-de-Dôme 63 w/o
19 Jan 1940 Dewoitine D.500 n° 57 Armée de l'Air CIR 0 Aulnat BA 745, Puy-de-Dôme 63 w/o
19 Jan 1940 Avro Anson Mk I N5050 502 (Ulster) Sqn RAF 3 on the foreshore, some 4 miles east of Rhyl, Denbeighshire, Wales w/o
19 Jan 1940 Heinkel He 111 H-2 T5+UH 1.(F)/ Aufkl.Gr.O.b.d. Luftwaffe 4 North Sea, 60 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland w/o
19 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth NZ517 2 EFTS RNZAF 0 RNZAF Bell Block AFB, New Plymouth, Taranaki w/o
20 Jan 1940 Boeing P-12E 31-571 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) Russell City, California w/o
20 Jan 1940 Fokker D.XXI FR-107 3/LLv 26 Suomen ilmavoimat 1 Sääksjärvi w/o
20 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.60T Moth PP-TCW Escola de Aviacao de Ituiutaba 1 near Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais w/o
21 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.84 Dragon VH-URW Mandated Airlines 3 Little Wau Creek, Wau w/o
21 Jan 1940 Heinkel He 111H-2 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe 0 Osnabrück, Niedersachsen w/o
21 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.60GIII Moth Major VH-URS Newcastle Aero Club 0 South Grafton Aerodrome, 52 Skinner Street, Grafton, NSW w/o
22 Jan 1940 Airspeed Oxford Mk I L4611 5 FTS RAF 0 RAF Sealand, Flintshire, Wales w/o
22 Jan 1940 Fokker C.V 653 2-I-1 LvR, Wapen der Militaire Luchtvaart (ML) 0 Wijk aan Zee, Noord-Holland w/o
22 Jan 1940 Boeing-Stearman N2S-1 3200 US Navy 1 Site 4-A OLF, Ensley, Florida w/o
22 Jan 1940 Lockheed 14-WF62 Super Electra PK-AFO KNILM-Kon. Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij 8 off Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS) w/o
22 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.60G Moth VH-UQT Kingsford Smith Air Service Ltd 1 Pelican Point, near Kurnell, NSW sub
23 Jan 1940 Douglas B-18A Bolo 37-520 HQ Sqn /19th BGp USAAC 4 Pidgeon Pass, near Riverside, California w/o
23 Jan 1940 Airspeed Oxford Mk II L4669 8 FTS RAF 0 North Sea off RAF Montrose, Angus, Scotland w/o
23 Jan 1940 Gloster Gladiator Swedish volunteer unit F19 Suomen ilmavoimat 1 west of Märkäjärvi w/o
23 Jan 1940 Gloster Gladiator (J 8) 282 Swedish Air Force 1 3,2 km V vägskälet vid Märkäjärvi, Salmijärvi (Finland) w/o
24 Jan 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9811 19 Sqn RAF 0 Clare, Suffolk, England w/o
24 Jan 1940 Sikorsky S-38B LV-PAB Socíedad Argentina de Navegación Aérea (SANA) 4 off Berazategui, BA w/o
24 Jan 1940 Junkers Ju 87B 5231 2./StG 77 Luftwaffe 0 Celle, Lower Saxony w/o
24 Jan 1940 Curtiss SOC-1 Seagull 9899 US Navy 2 Pacific Ocean off Coronados Islands, Baja Calif w/o
25 Jan 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I N3025 609 (West Riding) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland. min
25 Jan 1940 Fairey Swordfish Mk I P4223 751 Sqn FAA RN 1 Heydon Head, near Holmfirth, West Yorkshire w/o
25 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly G-AESW FPP ATA 0 RAF Ringway, Cheshire, England sub
25 Jan 1940 Junkers W.34fi CF-ARI Canadian Airways 5 miles south of Waterways, NWT w/o
25 Jan 1940 Bristol Blenheim Mk I L1280 57 Sqn RAF 3 south of Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia w/o
25 Jan 1940 Ilyushin DB-3 1621 ROC Air Force - 8th Aviation Group 3 Santai County, Mianyang, Sichuan Province w/o
26 Jan 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I L1006 610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF 0 Foxholes, Ryedale, 10 miles of RAF Driffield, North Yorkshire, England min
26 Jan 1940 Fokker C.X FK-81 LLv 10 Suomen ilmavoimat 2 Uuksu area w/o
26 Jan 1940 Bloch 152 n° 206 GC I/8 Armée de l'air 1 Costebelle, near Hyères, Var 83 w/o
27 Jan 1940 de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide 38 China National Aviation Corporation 0 Sanhupa Airfield, Chungking w/o
27 Jan 1940 Stinson Detroiter 9 China National Aviation Corporation 0 Shanhuba Airport, Chongqing w/o
27 Jan 1940 Stinson Detroiter 8 China National Aviation Corporation 0 Shanhuba Airport, Chongqing w/o
27 Jan 1940 Stinson Detroiter 12 China National Aviation Corporation 0 Shanhuba Airport, Chongqing w/o
28 Jan 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia L1018 602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland. sub
28 Jan 1940 Boeing-Stearman PT-13 36-20 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) 3 miles SW of Dupo, in St. Clair County, Illinois w/o
28 Jan 1940 Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1 3491 2./JG 21 Luftwaffe 1 Münster-Handorf airfield, Nordrhein-Westfalen w/o
28 Jan 1940 Bristol Blenheim Mk I BL-108 LLv 46 Suomen ilmavoimat 3 near Siikakangas airfield, About 7 km southeast of Jäminkipohja w/o
28 Jan 1940 Avro 594B Avian IVM CF-CDT H.W.Fowler 0 St. Thomas Airport, St Thomas, Ontario w/o
29 Jan 1940 Curtiss A-12 Shrike 33-216 17th Air Base Sqn USAAC 0 400 yards off Lualualei Beach, Oahu, HI w/o
29 Jan 1940 Polikarpov R-5 Soviet Air Force Kaukjärvi w/o
29 Jan 1940 Polikarpov R-5 Soviet Air Force Muolaanjärvi w/o
29 Jan 1940 Polikarpov I-15 13 IAP Soviet Air Force 0 near Valaste village w/o
29 Jan 1940 Fokker C.X FK-111 LLv 10 Suomen ilmavoimat 2 On frozen Lake Ladoga, near Saunasaari w/o
29 Jan 1940 Hawker Hurricane Mk I L1984 56 Sqn RAF 0 Playford, NE of Ipswich, Suffolk, England w/o
30 Jan 1940 Heinkel He 111 H-2 1H+KM 4 Staffel II./KG 26 Luftwaffe 4 North Sea, 5 miles E of Coquet Island, Northumberland w/o
30 Jan 1940 Fokker D-XXI FR-78 LLv 24 Suomen ilmavoimat 1 in a forest near Kietävälä w/o
30 Jan 1940 airplane Escuela de Pilotos Alcantarilla 1 Albercia, Murcia w/o
30 Jan 1940 Junkers W.34 Land 4026 1./KG 806 Luftwaffe 4 Kiel-Holtenau airfield, Schleswig-Holstein w/o
30 Jan 1940 MT-1 Hayabusa M-312 Manchuria Aviation Company 1 Shenyang, Liaoning Province w/o
30 Jan 1940 Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor NC5092 White Pass Airways 0 Carcross, YT w/o
31 Jan 1940 Avro Anson Mk I N4943 1 AONS RAF 4 NW face of Upper Glenariff Mountain, County Antrim w/o
31 Jan 1940 Curtiss Cuerpo Aéreo Boliviano 1 Alto de La Paz w/o
31 Jan 1940 Airspeed Oxford Mk I N6320 15 FTS RAF 2 Bridge of Buchat, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland w/o
31 Jan 1940 Heinkel He 111P-2 5J+HN 5./KG4 Luftwaffe 4 near Diepholz w/o
31 Jan 1940 Polikarpov SSS 1391 5 OKAO VSS 0 on the frozen lake Ruokojärvi w/o
1 Feb 1940 Junkers Ju 87 I./StG 77 Luftwaffe 0 Gross Hehlen, near Celle, Niedersachsen w/o
1 Feb 1940 Boeing F4B-4 A-9011 US Navy 0 Corry Field, Pensacola, FL w/o
2 Feb 1940 Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0287 US Navy 0 NAS San Diego, California w/o
2 Feb 1940 Avro Anson Mk I N5199 608 (North Riding) Sqn RAF 0 North Sea, 6 miles off Blyth, Northumberland, England w/o
2 Feb 1940 Polikarpov I-153 6469 38 IAP Soviet Air Force 0 between Bromarv and Pettu island w/o
3 Feb 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9975 602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Acklington, Northumberland, England sub
3 Feb 1940 Heinkel He 111H-3 1H+FM 4 Staffel II./KG 26 Luftwaffe 2 Bannial Flatt Farm near Whitby, North Yorkshire, England w/o
3 Feb 1940 Heinkel He 111H-2 1H+HL 3 Staffel I./KG 26 Luftwaffe 4 Druridge Bay, near Amble, Northumberland, England w/o
3 Feb 1940 Heinkel He 111H-3 1H+?? 3 Staffel I./KG 26 Luftwaffe 1 North Sea, off Druridge Bay, near Amble, Northumberland w/o
3 Feb 1940 Heinkel He 111H-3 1H+GK Kampfstaffel 2./I./KG 26 Luftwaffe 2 North Sea, 15 miles East of Tynemouth, Northumberland w/o
4 Feb 1940 Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1 3512 5./JG 2 Luftwaffe 1 Lodersleben, 5 km west of Querfurt, Sachsen w/o
4 Feb 1940 Beechcraft D17S Staggerwing NC20751 private 5 near Hammond, LA w/o
4 Feb 1940 Piper J-3C-50 Cub NC….. K-T Flying Service 0 Surf off Waikiki Beach, Oahu, HI w/o
5 Feb 1940 Blackburn Baffin NZ152 Christchurch Sqn RNZAF 3 Sea off Waimairi Beach, Canterbury w/o
5 Feb 1940 airplane Regia Aeronautica 5 Apuana Massa w/o
5 Feb 1940 Blackburn Shark Mk II K5651 2 AACU RAF 0 Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England w/o
5 Feb 1940 Saunders-Roe London II K6927 240 Sqn RAF 0 Holyhead Harbour, off Porth-y-Felin, Holyhead, Anglesey w/o
5 Feb 1940 Hawker Audax Mk 1 K7473 8 FTS RAF 1 Thorter Hill, Cairn o' Mount, Fettercain, Kincardineshire, Scotland w/o
5 Feb 1940 Nakajima/Douglas DC-2 J-BBOT Dai Nippon Koku KK (Imperial Japanese Airways) 0 Diaoyu Dao, Senkaku Islands w/o
6 Feb 1940 Taylorcraft Plus C G-AFVU Romford Flying Club 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth G-ABVI Romford Flying Club Ltd 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex w/o
6 Feb 1940 North American BT-9C 38-251 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) In water off Scituate, MA w/o
6 Feb 1940 Avro Anson Mk I K8746 217 Sqn RAF 3 Celtic Sea off Bishop’s Rock, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 de Havilland DH.60X Moth G-AAMR Romford Flying Club Ltd 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Colchester Road, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex w/o
6 Feb 1940 De Havilland DH.60M Moth G-AARB Romford Flying Club 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Colchester Road, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex w/o
6 Feb 1940 Spartan Three Seater G-ABWO Romford Flying Club Ltd 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 Spartan Arrow G-ACHF Romford Flying Club Ltd 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex w/o
6 Feb 1940 GAL Monospar ST.6 G-ACIC Romford Flying Club Ltd 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 BA Swallow 2 G-ADXH George Henry Lawrence Curtis 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex w/o
6 Feb 1940 Hawker Tomtit G-AEES Frank Sydney Davies & Sidney Allen Kew 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 BA Swallow 2 G-AEKG Ernest Lynton Blow 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 Gordon Dove G-AETU Romford Flying Club 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 BA Swallow 2 G-AEVD George Henry Lawrence Curtis 0 Maylands Aerodrome, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, England w/o
6 Feb 1940 Boeing F4B-4 9248 US Navy 0 Corry Field, Pensacola, FL w/o
6 Feb 1940 Vickers Vildebeest Mk III NZ103 1 FTS RNZAF 0 Heathcote, Christchurch, Canterbury sub
7 Feb 1940 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9961 602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland sub
7 Feb 1940 Fiat G.50 FA-8 Finnish Air Force 0 w/o
7 Feb 1940 Gloster Gladiator Mk I K6137 607 (County of Durham) Sqn RAF 0 Saint-Inglevert, Pas-de-Calais w/o
8 Feb 1940 Fiat G.50 FA-7 Suomen ilmavoimat 1 Baltic Sea mis
8 Feb 1940 Douglas DC-2-185 VH-USY Australian National Airways ANA 0 Dimboola VIC sub
8 Feb 1940 Beechcraft E17B NC18037 Wiggins Airways 0 Nashua, NH sub

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