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Aircraft and Aircrew Losses

Summary of losses on 18th August 1940
These were the highest losses of aircraft for both sides during the Battle of Britain:

Luftwaffe losses:

100 Aircraft damaged or destroyed
94 Aircrew killed
40 Aircrew taken prisoner
25 Aircrew returned wounded

RAF losses:

139 British Aircraft damaged or destroyed
11 Pilots killed or fatally wounded
19 Pilots wounded

Other injuries and deaths were sustained by personnel on the ground and civilians.
Crashed ME109