Squadron Aircraft: Summary Information


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
K PD321 - - BQ-K ORB states PD321 "N" in various places. Elsewhere PD321 is noted as "K". Some uncertainty therefore ...]
SOC 22 May 1947
- F/L D A Shaw
F/O F S Adley
F/L V B Ansell
F/O J A Beale
F/O W M Davidson
F/O R G Screen
Sgt H Doherty
P/O H L Davies
F/Sgt E M Watkins
Sgt Matthews
F/O A F Geen
F/O G C Glover
F/Sgt R A Spearing
Sgt MacKenzie
F/Sgt J L McKeown
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 H A Findlay
F/Sgt W A Swan
Sgt J B Carter
F/O R Melia
Sgt E Barton
Sgt I Daly
Sgt W Towle
Sgt B T McGee
Sgt J Carson
F/Sgt T W Brown
F/Sgt H P Rattenbury
F/Sgt H Jacobs
Sgt J J Barry
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
F/O R A Tapsell
F/O D J K White
F/O H Black
F/Sgt G E Collinson
Sgt J P Sheridan
Sgt J McVey
F/L H S Grimes
Sgt H L Brown
Sgt R A Elliott
Sgt A Aitken
Sgt K Higgins
Sgt B Edwards
F/L K B Wright
F/L D J Boydon
Sgt P C Polling
F/L D C Miller
Sgt F P Clarke
F/O H S Lodge
F/O S J Braithwaite
P/O R Askey
F/Sgt M J Ball
F/Sgt P Clark
Sgt F M Johnstone
Sgt A E Farmer
Sgt W H Bailey
Sgt F Law
Sgt G W Butcher
P/O W P F Daniels
Sgt J G Woodhall
Sgt R G Roberts
Sgt R Wright
F/Sgt F R Easton
Sgt A E Baker
Sgt W F Baker
Sgt T D Rodgers
Sgt L Trudgian
F/Sgt H A Elderfield
P/O GJ Horsfall
Sgt S J H Adams
Sgt C Lambie

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The details were last updated: 09 June 2022

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