Squadron Aircraft: Summary Information

Summary

Listed below is the information available for this aircraft which served in 550 Squadron.

In particular thanks are due as listed below to sites without which it would have been next to impossible to put this information together:

Aircraft Details: The column headers should be fairly self-explanatory. The final column (Web links) contains, where given, links to other items on this web-site or indeed to external sources where further information or photographs, etc can be found.

Associated Aircrew: This is the list of servicemen known to have flown on this aircraft at some time or other, it is not a particular crew (that can be found on other lists available on the site such as the crew shown on a specific operation, etc).

An extended view of the Squadron Aircraft report providing more detailed information is available here [IMPLEMENTATION STILL TO BE FINALISED]. This extended version of the Squadron Aircraft report lists the crew members known to have flown in a particular aircraft.

Definitions of the abbreviations used are available: here.

Aircraft Details

Aircraft Details Associated Aircrew
Id Service Number Name No. of Ops BQ-Code Other Information Web Links Name
M DV279 - - BQ-M Hit by Flak ex Scholven-Buer 18/19 July 1944.
The crew managed to regain the East Anglia coast.
Crashed at Seething, 9 miles north of Norwich.
Pilot F/O Clark killed, remainder baled out and survived.
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P/O W N H Brawn
F/O M A Buchanan
P/O C G H Kenyon
F/O P C Sharp
F/Sgt W R J Maroney
P/O E C Purney
Sgt J L Sheahan
Sgt T E Flanagan
Sgt E J Molnar
Sgt D Yardley
Sgt K H F de Lengerke
Sgt J G Hill
F/O C Stocks
F/O G H Packham
Sgt C C C Pettit
Sgt J Matthews
Sgt J S Jenkins
Sgt F A Willson
Sgt J Jackson
Sgt E J Morgan
F/O H A T Clark
Sgt W Aspinall
F/Sgt G W James
F/Sgt W E Reed
Sgt P E Binder
Sgt W E Johnson
Sgt D L Marks
F/Sgt J N Ellis
F/Sgt G E Duncan
Sgt G K Logan
Sgt L M Collicutt
F/O L Wareham
Sgt F J Thrush
F/O B O Sibree
F/O G F Bodman
Sgt C A McKernan
Sgt J H Washington
F/O R W Kemp
Sgt E A Johnson
F/O H B Snelgrove
Sgt E Clarke
P/O A E Sutton
Sgt L E Updike
Sgt W G Beney
P/O E F Marles
Sgt G L Grant
Sgt H W Cooper
F/Sgt J H Elliott
Sgt A Cleghorn
Sgt J E Roberts
Sgt E W Kendall
F/Sgt D C Barton

This aircraft is one of the 550 Squadron aircraft that was lost on operations.
The details of those air-crew who lost their lives while on operations in this aircraft are listed on the 550 Squadron Roll of Honour, see: DV279.

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The details were last updated: 11 October 2019


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