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
Y PB514 Yokel - BQ-Y Flown by P/O Beale crew among others.
SOC 04 Oct 1945

F/L D A Shaw
F/O J A Beale
F/O W M Davidson
F/O D D S Ferguson
F/L J Harris
F/L G T Pyke
F/L J B Barnes
Sgt Matthews
F/O A F Geen
F/O G C Glover
F/Sgt R A Spearing
Sgt MacKenzie
F/Sgt J L McKeown
W/O R E Vietheer
F/O H J Handley
F/Sgt L J Tough
Sgt H B Brier
F/Sgt J Taylor
Sgt R G Aldridge
Sgt H Firth
Sgt D Hiskins
P/O J S Percival
Sgt E W Ward
F/Sgt S E Whyte
Sgt N R Knipton
Sgt C J Nileman
Sgt I Rees
Sgt F A Decker
F/Sgt A V Townsend
F/Sgt R J Lloyd
F/Sgt W H Evans
Sgt J M Watson
Sgt C J Sherratt
F/O A C Bothe
F/Sgt J H Andrews
F/Sgt A S Wiltshire
F/O S W Collins
Sgt B J Williams
Sgt H W Barton
Sgt F R Knight
Sgt I S Freeman
F/O E B Hornsby
F/Sgt R W Richardson
F/Sgt P F Flux
F/Sgt W H Barrett
Sgt W A Bentley
Sgt H D Iddles-White
Sgt D Hellings
Sgt D Peters
Sgt L Adams
Sgt D S Eldred
Sgt A T Ellement
Sgt H D Davies
P/O R H Digby
Sgt J H Walker
F/O A E Lewis
Sgt A E McLeod
Sgt D Crabtree
Sgt J L Perrigo
Sgt R D Hager
P/O D A McLeod
F/O J C Nicoll
F/O F D Leith
F/S D A Jones
W/O M J Moran
Sgt G Reading
F/Sgt J D P Banahan
W/O H Davies
F/O L S Johnston
Sgt B C Terry
F/O A C Armstrong
F/O J L Oke
Sgt J Jones
Sgt C B Gadsby
Sgt J A Wilson

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The details were last updated: 09 June 2022

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