Squadron Aircraft: Summary Information


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

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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).

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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
L LL850 - - BQ-L Wrecked 8 July 1944, Caen.
Hit by a bomb over the target and badly damaged.
On return diverted to Manston airfield, Kent crash landing here at 2250.
No crew injuries.
F/L D A Shaw
P/O N D Holdsworth
P/O S B Taylor
F/L R E G Waite
F/Sgt A H Jefferies
P/O E C W Bull
Sgt H Simpson
Sgt S A Keirle
Sgt W G Upton
Sgt J W Whitley
Sgt I V Browse
WO2 E Salte
F/Sgt S G Card
Sgt R H Hoggard
Sgt R L Wood
Sgt D A Stanley
Sgt H Mimmack
Sgt V Kirby
Sgt C S Venables
Sgt J A C Steer
Sgt W Johnston
W/O H Granger
F/O L W Hussey
Sgt T J Murphy
F/Sgt W H Westley
F/Sgt K M MacAuley
Sgt H M Urquhart
Sgt J T Bayliss
Sgt V O Gillingham
S/L P A Nicholas
F/L A D McConnell

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The details were last updated: 09 June 2022

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