01/01/1944 1115 hours Hawker Typhoon Mark Ib JR213 HF-B of 183 Squadron based at RAF Predannack crashed at Cywoon Farm, St. Gluvias killing the pilot F/Lt R. Hartley.
01/01/1944 Republic P-47D 42-75278 of the 56th Fighter Group Halesworth, Suffolk. Suffered U/C damage while taxiing at RAF Harrowbeer. (Pilot Russell B. Westfall).
05/01/1944 Supermarine Spitfire Mark Vc BM317 NL-? Of 341 Squadron Free French Air Force collided with Spitfire Mark Vb W3935 NL-? while taxing at RAF Perranporth. Both aircraft were destroyed by fire, Sous Lieutenant Chevalier has been killed and Sergeant Fabesch is injured.
14/01/1944 1420 hours Hawker Henley Target Tug Mark III L3262 of 639 Squadron RAF Cleave crashed in a forced landing at Tonnacombe Farm, Morwenstow. The crew of two are safe but the aircraft was badly damaged.
23/01/1944 A Boeing B-17E 9205 of 168 Mail Squadron RCAF on the first flight from Prestwick, Scotland-Gibraltar-Italy made at night to avoid interception by the Luftwaffe. The aircraft was at 5,000 feet about ninety miles south of Brest, France, when there was a sudden tremendous shock it had been a glancing blow. The RAF Coastal Command Vickers Wellington that struck them went down with the loss of all on board. The nose was twisted and the Fortress shuddered violently. It took both pilots strength to right the aircraft. They went down to 1200 feet in a slow turn; not a spin but more of a slide. Numbers 3 & 4 engines were absolutely out, the supercharger was only operating on number 1. So only one and a half engines were operating. The pilot & co-pilot fought vibrating controls for two hours and 9205 was nursed back to England for a safe landing at RAF Predannack. Awards for saving the aircraft, Flying Officer H.B. Hillcoat RCAF pilot, Pilot Officer E.M. Rosenbaum RCAF 2nd Pilot, Flying Officer F.B. Labrish RCAF and Flying Officer C.A. Dickson RCAF were awarded the Air Force Cross and Corporal A. DeMarco RCAF the Air Force Medal.
24/01/1944 Short Sunderland Mark III DD836 of 228 Squadron based at Pembroke Dock, Wales using the Isles of Scilly as a forward operating base. The aircraft was moored out and during a gale the port float broke away and the aircraft sank. The aircraft was officially struck off charge on 29th February 1944.
28/01/1944 A Canadian built Hawker Hurricane Mark XI BW949 of 1449 Flight based at St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly crashed in the sea off the islands while on approach to land.
02/02/1944 Consolidated B-24J Liberator 42-100409 crashed near Barnstaple, Devon. Ran out of fuel trying to land at RAF Chivenor, Devon while on a ferry flight.(Captain Edward M. Coverdill).
03/02/1944 A Hawker Henley Target Tug Mark III L3260 & L3360 of 639 Squadron at RAF Cleave have crashed on landing at RAF Perranporth.
06/02/1944 1430 hours de Havilland Tiger Moth DE808 based at RAF St. Mary’s Isles of Scilly force landed at Lands End Aerodrome, St. Just. The aircraft is intact and the pilot is safe.
09/02/1944 Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 42-30637 crashed St. Mawgan on ferry flight to the 97th Bomb Group. (Captain W.H. Kelm).
16/02/1944 de Havilland Mosquito NF Mark XIII HK409 of 1 Overseas Aircraft Dispatch Unit crashed on landing at RAF Portreath. After repair this aircraft later served with 264 Squadron.
23/02/1944 2240 hours Consolidated Liberator Mark V BZ777/G aircraft G of 547 Squadron based at RAF St. Eval crashed at Old Town, St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly. The pilot F/O T.G. Dixon died but his crew of seven and a passenger survived.
25/02/1944 0740 hours Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXc MJ516 GW-A of 340 Squadron Free French Air Force from RAF Perranporth crashed into the sea just after take off ½ mile from Perranporth Coast Guard Lookout. The aircraft submerged and Lt Andre drowned.
26/02/1944 de Havilland Mosquito Mark II DZ707 of 157 Squadron based at RAF Predannack dived to port from 200 feet and crashed at Predannack Aerodrome.
29/02/1944 Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXc MJ853 GW-? Of 340 Squadron Free French Air Force based at Perranporth flew into the sea 125 miles SW of Land’s End. 2nd Lt Borossi drowned.
29/02/1944 1830 hours Percival Proctor Mark II BV535 based at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire crashed in a forced landing at Haloose, Trescillian. The aircraft is slightly damaged and the two occupants are uninjured.
??/03/1944 Hawker Typhoon Mark Ib JR365 HE-P of 263 Squadron based at Warmwell, Dorset returning from operations landed a RAF Predannack but suffered a burst tyre and stood on its nose. The aircraft was repaired on site before returning to its squadron.
16/03/1944 1050 hours de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI LR344 of 248 Squadron based at RAF Portreath dived out of cloud and flew into the hillside at Lanyon Farm, Madron. The aircraft burnt out and the crew of two were killed.
18/03/1944 0240 hours Consolidated B-24 flying into RAF St. Mawgan crashed at Pennatillies Farm St. Columb Major. The aircraft was burnt out and the five crewmen were killed.
18/03/1944 1530 hours Stinson Reliant FK898 S9-O of RNAS St. Merryn Station Flight crashed force landing at Trebarwith Village, Delabole. Of the three occupants one was slightly injured.
20/03/1944 1645 hours a Boeing B-17F 42-31559 AW-J of 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron based at Snetterton Heath, Norfolk returning from a mission to Frankfurt, Germany, ditched in the sea 1 mile from the coast between Millandreath and Downderry. Of the 10 man crew 2 were seriously injured.
20/03/1944 Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXc MJ616 NL-? Of 341 Squadron Free French Air Force based at Perranporth touched down 10 yards short of the runway and the undercarriage was torn off. The pilot Lt Giradon was rescued from the wreckage.
25/03/1944 Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXc MH421 NL-? Of 341 Squadron Free French Air Force from Perranporth landed at Bolt Head, Devon with oil covering the windscreen and suffered an undercarriage collapse. The aircraft sustained serious damage.
05/04/1944 Boeing B-17G 42-39871 aircraft H of the 8th Weather Squadron 8th USAAF returning from a mission landed at RAF St. Eval and suffered a starboard undercarriage collapse.(Captain H.M. Aronson).
11/04/1944 0805 hours de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI MM413 of 248 Squadron based at RAF Portreath while on an Anti-Aircraft patrol crashed into a cloud covered hill at Wheal Christopher Farm, Sithney, Helston. The Mosquito was burnt out and the crew of two were killed.
11/04/1944 LR363 WR-T of 248 Squadron crash-landed wheels up at Portreath on return after combat the crew of F/Lt S.G. Nunn and navigator F/O J.M. Carlin were uninjured.
11/04/1944 Ju88C-6 aircraft of ZG1 severely damage MM438 of 151 squadron F/Sgt J. Playford & navigator W/O G.D. Kelsey manage to return to Predannack uninjured but their aircraft is written-off as beyond repair.
12/04/1944 1435 hours Supermarine Spitfire crashed at Nancarrow Farm, Tregothen, St. Michael Penkivel. The aircraft is burnt out but the pilot is safe.
15/04/1944 U.S. Fairchild UC-61 Forwarder 43-14837 U.S. Air Transport Command crashed at St. Mawgan. (Pilot Robert M. Miller).
16/04/1944 Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXc MK342 5A-? Of 329 Squadron Free French Air Force based at Perranporth struck a parked de Havilland Tiger Moth DE808 of 1449 Flight from the Isles of Scilly on take off. The Spitfire pilot l’Adjutante Chef Cheminade survived the incident.
17/04/1944 0240 hours Vickers Warwick Mark III BV247 of 525 Squadron based at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire crashed into the sea 2½ miles NE of Newquay. The aircraft submerged and of the 16 occupants 14 bodies were recovered.
17/04/1944 de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI HP909 of 248 Squadron stalled on approach to RAF Portreath after the engines overheated. The crew of two are safe.
18/04/1944 Martin B-26C Marauder 42-107741 of the 4th Fighter Group? Crashed at RAF Perranporth. (Captain John L. Jones).
27/04/1944 1430 hours Hawker Typhoon Mark Ib MN180 SF-Q of 137 Squadron Based at RAF Manston, Kent ran out of fuel and force landed at Tresidderne Farm, Grade Ruan. The Typhoon was lightly damaged and the pilot W/O A.W. Emslie was slightly injured.
27/04/1944 1000 hours seven crewmen from Handley Page Halifax Mark II JD176 W of 58 Squadron based at St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales; having ditched were rescued from the sea 10 miles NE of the Isles of Scilly.
29/04/1944 An Airspeed Oxford HN668 of 286 Squadron based at RAF Culmhead over-shot on landing at RAF Cleave and hit a hedge.
07/05/1944 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-25526, 358th Fighter Group U.S. 9th A/F, Raydon, Suffolk. Crashed on landing at RAF Bolthead, Devon.
09/05/1944 Boeing B-17G 42-31766 aircraft F on a ferry flight to the UK landed at RAF St. Eval short of fuel.
10/05/1944 1442 hours Bolton Paul Defiant III V1170 on a delivery flight to 792 Squadron Fleet Air Arm at RNAS St. Merryn overshot on landing and hit a hedge.
12/05/1944 2135 hours Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX MK508 SK-C of 165 Squadron RAF Predannack force landed at Chysauster, Madron. The pilot was slightly injured and the aircraft was badly damaged.
17/05/1944 de Havilland Mosquito NF Mark XIII MM436 of 151 Squadron based at RAF Predannack was held off too high, stalled, landed heavily and suffered an undercarriage collapse. The crew of two are safe.
17/05/1944 Handley Page Halifax Mark II JP291 of 1 Flying Unit swung on take off from RAF St. Mawgan crashed and caught fire.
18/05/1944 Fairey Swordfish Mark III NF123/G aircraft Z of 838 Naval Air Squadron based at Harrowbeer, Devon suffered engine failure after an overshoot on landing at Treligga, Cornwall. While on air to ground firing with Rocket Projectiles. The aircraft crashed into a hillside at Tregannick Farm, Treligga, Delabole and burnt out, Sub/Lt D.J. Donovan was slightly injured, but the other two crew members were unhurt.
19/05/1944 Vickers Wellington Mark III BK396 of 22 O.T.U. crashed in a forced-landing near RAF Davidstow Moor due to starboard engine failure.
21/05/1944 1425 hours Handley Page Halifax Mark II W7811 of 1662 Heavy Conversion Unit based at Blyton, Lincolnshire crashed at Buttern Tor, Altarnun. The aircraft was completely wrecked, the pilot was seriously injured and later died. The other six crew all baled out prior to the crash, four are injured and two are safe.
22/05/1944 1845 hours Canadian built Hawker Hurricane Mark X AG126 from RAF Predannack force landed at Newdown, Pillaton 3 miles S of Callington. The aircraft was damaged and the pilot slightly injured.
23/05/1944 0020 hours Fairey Swordfish Mark II NF245 of 816 Squadron based at RNAS St. Merryn flew into the sea at Harlyn Bay on Anti-Submarine bombing practice. Sub/Lts J.M. Stephens & A.R. Dale are unhurt but Leading Aircraftman D.C. Kemp was killed.
23/05/1944 Douglas C-47A 42-100936 of the 440th Troop Carrier Group, 50 Troop Carrier Wing RAF Exeter crashed 2 miles SSE N Tawton, Devon.
24/05/1944 1800 hours an Airspeed Oxford T1250 529 Squadrn based at RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire suffered engine failure on approach to land at RAF Cleaveand had the undercarriage jam in the up position. The aircraft was belly landed at Stoke Farm, Stowe Barton, 2½ miles W of Kilkhampton. There was slight damage to the Aircraft.
24/05/1944 de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI HR119 of 248 Squadron overshot on landing at RAF Portreath and suffered an undercarriage collapse. The crew of two are unhurt.
05/06/1944 1140 hours Miles Magister N5433 of 263 Squadron based at RAF Harrowbeer, Devon force landed at Cartuther, Liskeard. The aircraft was slightly damaged and the pilot and a lady passenger are safe.
06/06/1944 During a strike against three German destroyers off the Belle Ile a Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X NE208 PL-Q of 144 Squadron piloted by F/Sgt P.E.C. Morton & Navigator F/Sgt D.C. Mascall ditched in the Channel after being hit by return fire. F/O H.L. Wainman of 404 RCAF Squadron escorted them and a Warwick of 282 Squadron dropped an airborne lifeboat to the crew. LZ180 PL-T flown by F/OJ.M. Talman had its hydraulics damaged and belly-landed at Davidstow Moor. NE823 PL-N flown by P/O J.H. Barnett & Navigator F/Sgt R.F. Chapman had been hit by cannon fire and F/Sgt Chapman was wounded the in the leg, they landed at RAF Predannack the nearest airfield with medical assistance and F/Sgt Chapman was taken to the Royal Cornwall Infirmary, Truro.
06/06/1944 Junkers Ju188 was shot down S of the Lizard by two de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI aircraft of 248 Squadron based at RAF Portreath. The crew of John Frederick Green DFC and George Brown Forrest flying HR120 DM-G claimed a half share in this kill.
08/06/1944 Vickers Wellington Mark X MF616 7R-A of 524 Squadron crashed at 0546 hrs between Moorhead & Tremail, Davidstow, the aircraft exploded on impact.
08/06/1944 1300 hours Boeing B-17G 43-37653 on delivery from Newfoundland force landed at St. Helena Farm, The Lizard out of fuel. Captain Michael F. Medinger. The aircraft was badly damaged but the crew of ten are safe.
08/06/1944 1610 hours Fairchild UC-61A Forwarder 43-14837 took off from RAF St. Mawgan but crashed at Tregiffian Farm, The Lizard out of fuel. Captain Donald C. Goewey. The aircraft was badly damaged but the crewmen are safe.
09/06/1944 de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark XVIII HX903 DM-I of 248 Squadron collided over Cornwall with FB VI HR138 DM-Y. HX903 was lost killing both members of the crew but HR138 piloted by Wing Commander A.D. Phillips DSO DFC landed safely.
11/06/1944 1045 hours an American Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman aircraft 43-5365 crashed at Greyswood, Gunnislake, 1½ miles W of Gunnislake. The aircraft burnt out and six men were killed.
11/06/1944 Short Sunderland Mark III ML748 of 461 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force based at Pembroke Dock, Wales; diverted to St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly sustaining battle damage while on A/S patrol but was further damaged by heavy seas on landing. The crew were taken off and the aircraft sunk by gunfire.
15/06/1944 1230 hours Hawker Typhoon Mark Ib MN292 HE-Z of 263 Squadron suffered engine failure and crashed in an attempted a forced landing at Stourscombe Farm, Launceston. The aircraft was completely smashed and F/O W.K. Windeller was killed.
19/06/1944 Supermarine Spitfire Mark Vc EN768 AZ-? Of 234 Squadron based at RAF Predannack suffered engine failure, the pilot bailed out and the aircraft which crashed into the sea near the Eddystone Lighthouse, Plymouth.
20/06/1944 Douglas C-47A 42-100920 crashed at RAF Exeter. 440th T.C.G. (Captain Albert S. Jalkut).
21/06/1944 1930 hours Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X LX947 of 235 Squadron from RAF Portreath crashed at South Lodge, Tehidy, Camborne. The aircraft is burnt out and the two crewmen are injured.
22/06/1944 Fairey Swordfish Mark III NF122 of 838 Squadron based at RAF Harrowbeer, Devon overshot the flare path at RNAS St. Merryn in bad visibility and crashed into wires.
28/06/1944 0028 hours Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X LZ176 EE-X of 404 RCAF Squadron based at RAF Davidstow Moor on return from a reconnaissance of French coast was diverted to Fairwood Common because of bad weather, but crashed at 0337 hours due to gyro failure at Kennards House, Launceston, Cornwall. F/O Ernest J. Keefe RCAF and P/O Beechan I.G. Steed RCAF both killed.
29/06/1944 1345 hours Consolidated Liberator Mark V BZ754 PP-J of 311 Squadron Czechoslovakian Air Force from RAF Predannack as a result of battle damage crashed at Roskelly Farm, St. Keverne, The Lizard. The aircraft blew-up and burnt out, eight men are dead and one seriously injured.
05/07/1944 1221 hours Supermarine Spitfire PR Mark XI PA868 H of 541 Squadron detachment RAF St. Eval was returning from an operation when it force landed at Newlyn Downs. The pilot was injured and the aircraft badly damaged.
06/07/1944 Fairey Swordfish Mark III NF159 P of 838 Squadron detached to Harrowbeer, Devon, suffered engine failure while on a Line Patrol. The aircraft ditched off Trevose Head, Cornwall, Lt F.H. Borlace, Lt W. Gorman and P/O M.A. Parkin were picked up unhurt by the Frigate HMS Bickerton.
11/07/1944 Douglas C-47A 42-10889 crashed at RAF Exeter. 440th T.C.G. (Captain William G. Kelly).
12/07/1944 1545 hours de Havilland Tiger Moth T8254 from RAF Predannack force landed at Higher Crill, Budock. There was no damage or injuries and the crew hope to take off when the weather clears.
21/07/1944 Douglas C-47A 42-100509 crashed at RAF Exeter. 440th T.C.G. (CaptainClyde W. Davis).
22/07/1944 An Airspeed Oxford Mark I HN135 of 286 Squadron detachment at RAF Portreath had an engine cut and belly landed 2½ miles SW of the airfield.
31/07/1944 1107 hours Consolidated Liberator Mark VI EW306 of 547 Squadron based at St. Eval crashed into the sea 18½ miles NW of Stepper Point. The aircraft broke up and sank and of the eight crew four are missing and four injured.
31/07/1944 1120 hours Vickers Warwick ASR Mark I HF980 J of 282 ASR Squadron crashed on take-off for a test flight at Trenuth Farm, Camelford. P/O V.V. Miettinen RCAF, W/O J. McBeth RCAF and 2127023 Leading Aircraft woman Sybil Antoinette Mullins Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.
01/08/1944 1500 hours Fairey Swordfish Mark I P4017 of 774 Squadron from RNAS St. Merryn crashed at Tregolds Farm, 300 yards from the airfield when it spun in on its landing approach. The aircraft burnt out and Sub/Lt R.C. Read and P/Os H.R. Wilkinson and W.W. Camp were killed.
06/08/1944 1535 hours Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X LX942 MB-N of 236 Squadron RAF Davidstow Moor crashed in a corn field at Hendravosson Farm, Rose, Perranporth. This was after hitting a telegraph pole in sea fog a short while after take-off, the aircraft was badly damaged. The two crewmen are uninjured and able walk away.
11/08/1944 Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X LZ293 MB-T of 236 Squadron RAF Davidstow Moor the pilot F/O William Daniel Grant IV known as Red & his navigator P/O Geoffrey A. Page were on an air-test. The pilot did not check the fuel state before getting airborne and as a result crashed out of fuel on approach in field 2 miles S of Hallworthy Police Station. 134118 F/O W.D. Grant IV was killed and F/O G.A. Page survived.
16/08/1944 1115 hours British aircraft type unknown possibly from RAF Portreath crashed at Coosewartha Croft, Mount Hawke, Truro 2 miles S of St.Agnes. The aircraft is smashed and one dead crewman.
16/08/1944 1300 hours Miles Master Mark II EM326 of 780 Naval Air Squadron Royal Naval Air Station Charlton Hawthorne, Sherborne, Dorset force landed at Godolphin Manor, 2 miles N of Breage. The aircraft is intact and the pilot is safe.
21/08/1944 de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI LR352 of 248 Squadron overshot on a single engined landing at RAF Portreath and crashed.
21/08/1944 Hawker Henley Target Tug Mark III L3274 of 639 Squadron crashed on landing at RAF Cleave.
22/08/44 Douglas C-47A 43-15330 of the 436th U.S. Troop Carrier Group, crashed at Brayford, Devon trying to locate RAF Chivenor in poor weather. (Captain David B. Hamilton).
24/08/1944 1515 hours Douglas C-47A-70-DL Skytrain 42-100636 9O-? of the 437th Troop Carrier Group 85th Troop Carrier Squadron based at RAF Ramsbury, Wiltshire returning from Gibraltar ditched 3 miles N of Pendean Lighthouse. The aircraft submerged eight crewmen were rescued one slightly injured. (Captain William M. Thompson).
29/08/1944 Vickers Warwick ASR Mark I HF982 L of 282 Squadron based at Davidstow Moor suffered an engine failure while on patrol and made an emergency landing at RAF Predannack during which a wing hit the ground.
04/09/1944 1140 hours a Douglas Dakota Mark III KG471 of 28 Squadron South African Air Force enroute from Paris, France to RAF St. Mawgan crashed ¾ mile ENE of Delabole Police Station out of fuel. After diverting because of bad weather. The aircraft was smashed but the four crew are safe although one was slightly injured.
05/09/1944 Douglas C-47A 43-75990 of the 1406th Base Unit St. Mawgan crashed on the airfield. (Captain Wells E. Holcombe).
08/09/1944 Douglas C-47A 43-93278 crashed at RAF Exeter. 440th T.C.G. (Captain Bernard J. Touwy).
10/09/1944 North American P-51D 44-14357 crashed at Dunkeswell. 355th Fighter Group. (Pilot Lawrence A. Phillips).
21/09/1944 1030 hours an Air Sea Rescue Launch of 42 ASR Unit took on board 2000 gallons of petrol at Falmouth, an explosion occurred and the craft blew up and sank. One man is missing and another two are seriously injured.
23/09/1944 Lockheed P-38J Lightning crash landed at St. Mawgan. U.S. 82nd Fighter Group. (Pilot Walter J. Blair).
03/10/1944 A Hawker Henley Target Tug Mark III L3353 of 639 Squadron crashed on Landing at RAF Cleeve.
8/10/1944 2145 hours Douglas C-54 Skymaster 42-7249 in transit from Lagens, Azores crashed at Three Burrows Downs, Linkenhorne 5 miles W of Rilla Mill Police Station. The aircraft burnt out and of the nine crewmen aboard six were seriously injured and three slightly.
17/10/1944 Vickers Wellington Mark X LP610 of 24 O.T.U. based at Honeybourne, Worcestershire was at 15,000 feet over the sea on an evening navigation exercise. When control was lost and the aircraft crashed into Veryan Bay between Pendower and Gull Rock, 2 miles S of Veryan Police House. Three members of the crew managed to bail out and were rescued. F/O N.C. Dumont RCAF, F/Sgt R.C. Orrock RCAF and Sgt E.J. Post RCAF are missing.
17/10/1944 Consolidated C-87 Transport Plane USAAF 43-30617 crashed St. Mawgan. EURD.
20/10/1944 1530 hours an emergency door of an aircraft marked 41730/SH-17 built by Short & Harland Belfast, Northern Ireland was found in a field at Ruan High Lanes. This item is believed to have been dropped by a Vickers Wellington.
23/10/1944 The wreckage of an unidentified aircraft was washed ashore at Perranporth.
01/11/1944 North American P-51D 44-13779 WD-C crash landed RAF Harrowbeer (Pilot Donald J. W. Blakeslee) U.S. 4th Fighter Group.
03/11/1944 1430 hours Douglas C-47 Skytrain 43-48242 attached to the Air Technical Section, USAAF 1402 Base Unit Bovingdon, Hertfordshire suffered an engine fire and force landed in a field at Lower Carwythanack Farm, Constantine 6 miles SW of Falmouth. The aircraft was damaged and the right hand engine is burnt out, the three crewmen are safe. The aircraft has 8242 repeated on the nose.(Captain Joseph F. Trtek).
14/11/1944 Vickers Wellington Mark XIV HF396 of 172 Squadron based at RAF Chivenor, Devon crashed into the sea 10 miles off Portreath.
01/12/1944 1130 hours Martin B-26 Marauder 41-39330 of the USAAF attached to RAF St. Mawgan crashed at Tregonning, Newlyn East 4 miles SE of Newquay. The aircraft is completely burnt out and the two crewmen aboard were killed.
02/12/1944 0030 hours Douglas C-54 Skytrooper 41-20144 attached to RAF St. Mawgan crashed at Whitewater Farm on Denzell Downs, St. Mawgan 1¾ miles NE of St. Columb. The aircraft was smashed but the crew of 4 and 8 passengers are safe although one is slightly injured.
12/12/1944 1630 hours Hawker Hurricane Mark IIc PZ834 of 1697 Air Dispatch Letter Service Flight flew out of RAF Portreath but crashed at Nansladron Farm, Pentewan, St. Austell. The aircraft was wrecked and the pilot killed.
13/12/1944 de Havilland Mosquito PR Mark XVI NS789 of 1 Overseas Aircraft Dispatch Unit suffered starboard engine failure on take off from RAF Portreath swung into a parked Walrus X9575. The Mosquito crew were unhurt.
28/12/1944 1100 hours Hawker Tempest Mark V EJ811 of 33 Squadron based at RAF Predannack suffered engine failure and crashed in fields at Tregiddle Farm, Cury 1¾ miles SW of Mawgan-in-Meneage. The aircraft was completely smashed and the pilot W/O N.E.M. MacDonald is dead.
31/12/1944 0945 hours Vickers Warwick GR Mark V PN750 of 179 Squadron RAF St. Eval crashed in a field at Trewolvas Farm, St. Columb Major 1¼ miles SE of St. Columb Police Station. The aircraft was destroyed and all seven crew killed.