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Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RAF Owned, RCAF Operated
 
BP100 to DG999

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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

comments

BP541

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIc

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in 1942/43, in Egypt.

BP590

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIc

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in 1942/43, in Egypt, coded "AN*R".

BP863

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

To No. 411 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 February 1944. Left this unit by 30 March 1944.

BP981

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vb or Vc Trop.

Conflicting information: shipped to India in May 1942? BUT Also reported with 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF, no dates. Failed to return from operations while with No. 415 (F) Squadron on 4 April 1943.

BR138

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as Mk. V in April 1942, converted to Mk. IX in February 1943. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 16 March 1943. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 7 April 1943, repaired on site. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 28 April 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, damaged on operations with this unit on 15 May 1943, repaired on site. Left RCAF squadrons by August 1943.

BR140

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as Mk. V in April 1942, converted to Mk. IX in June 1942. To No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF, dates unknown.

BR171

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF Mk. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF 21/22 June 1942, not confirmed.

BR195

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vb

Delivered new to Malta in May 1942, in North Africa by end of 1942. Later with No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in North Africa and/or Sicily, no dates.

BR201

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vb

Delivered new to India in May 1942, diverted to North Africa by 1943. Later with No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in North Africa and/or Sicily, no dates.

BR304

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR318

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR326

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR329

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR384

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

PR. IV

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in Middle East.

BR391

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Vc

To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 19 April 1943. Left this unit by August 1943. to No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 February 1944, for training. Left this unit by late March 1944.

BR483

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc Trop.

Used by No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF c.1942/43, coded "AN*V".

BR567

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

 

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR575

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR578

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR579

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

 

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR587

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR590

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR593

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR595

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR623

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before arrival at RCAF units. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943, left this unit by April 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 13 June 1943, left this unit by August 1943.

BR625

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Used by No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 1942, coded "YO*T". Shot down by Fw 190s during Ramrod to Poix on 13 March 1945. P/O C.G. Cumming killed.

BR626

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Used by No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 27 July 1942, coded "YO*T". Category B damage on operations on 15 august 1942. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 6 April 1943. Lost on operations with this unit, 13 May 1943. Ditched in the sea during Ramrod 71, Sgt. F.W. McKim never found. May have been claimed by JG26.

BR628

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Failed to return from Circus 210 (escorting B-17s to Amiens) on 28 August 1942. F/L J. Witham, DFC killed. Claimed by JG2.

BR629

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 6 April 1943. Had left this unit before it was lost on 30 December 1943.

BR630

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Category AC damage on operations on 17 August 1942. To General Aircraft for repair, then back to 401 Squadron. Category AC damage in a mid-air collision with Spitfire AB460 on 19 September 1942, repaired on site. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Category B damage on 13 March 1943, belly landing in UK after running out of fuel after Ramrod mission to Poix. Left this unit by June 1943.

BR632

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before use by RCAF. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 6 April 1943. Category B damage on operations on 27 May 1943, repaired on site. Left this unit by September 1943.

BR634

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron on 31 July 1942. Shot down by Fw190s during Circus 204 to Rouen on 17 August 1942. F/L N. Trask POW.

BR635

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 9 December 1942. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 21 March 1943. Destroyed on 19 April 1943 when undercarriage was retracted early on take off at Ken. Had 218:05 logged time when struck off.

BR636

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 31 July 1942. Left this unit by March 1943.

BR637

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 12 August 1942. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 March 1943. Category B damage in a flying accident on 27 March 1943, repaired on site. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 2 June 1943. Shot down by Fw190s of JG26 near Abbeville on 20 June 1943. Had 201:50 logged time when struck off. P/O J.C. Elliot killed.

BR978

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 11 April 1943. Shot down by Fw190s on 3 April 1943 during Ramrod 49 mission, dive bombing of Abbeville airport. Came down near Montreuil.

BR981

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Lost on Circus 202 to Morlain on 26 September 1942. P/O L.E. Hokan may have bailed out over Channel while returning, due to fuel shortage, missing. Also reported as ditching? See also BS311, possibly lost on the same mission.

BR982

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942, left this unit by December 1942.

BR984

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BR985

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

With No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 27 July 1942. still with this squadron when damaged by Fw 190s over the Channel during Circus 204 in the afternoon of 17 August 1942. Crashed on landing in UK, F/S W.E. Rothorn rescued from wreckage by bystanders but died of injuries on 20 August 1942.

BR986

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Category B damage on operations on 28 August 1942, repaired on site. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 22 March 1943. Lost on operations near Dieppe and Caen on 15 May 1943, during combat with Fw190s. F/O W. T. Lane killed. Had 100:25 logged time when struck off.

BR987

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

HF. VI

Reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BS104

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942, coded "YO*R". To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Lost on Ramrod 71 on 13 May 1943. Took off from Kenly, UK, crashed at Grevillers, 20 kilometres south of Arras. F/S W.G. Uttley killed. Had 256:50 logged time when struck off.

BS107

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942, coded "YO*C". Shot down by Fw190 over Dieppe during Operation Jubilee, afternoon of 19 August 1942. Pilot Sgt. L.J. Armstrong, POW.

BS110

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Reported with No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BS116

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 3 June 1943. Category B damage on operations on 14 March 1944. Left this unit by June 1944.

BS119

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Shot down by Fw 190s over Dieppe on 19 August 1942, during Circus 205. P/O D.R. Morrison rescued from the Channel.

BS120

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flew on 19 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Damaged by Fw 190s over the Channel during Circus 204 to Rouen/Sotteville on 17 August 1942, S/L K.L.B. Hodson returned to base unhurt. Also damaged by return fire from a Do 217 during Circus 205 to Abbeville airport on 19 August 1942, F/Sgt B.M. Zobell wounded. With No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF when lost in the afternoon of 4 April 1943. Failed to return from Ramrod to Rouen. Sgt. L.J. Deschamos killed.

BS122

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 20 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 28 July 1942. Shot down by Fw190s of JG26 near Bolbec in the afternoon of 24 August 1942, while escorting USAAF B-17s on raid to ship yards at Le Trait, Circus 208. P/O G.P. McKay killed.

BS123

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 12 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 28 July 1942. Category Ac damage on operations on 24 August 1942. Left this unit by February 1943.

BS126

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 1 April 1943. Left this unit for modifications on 4 April 1943. to No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Left this unit by 19 September 1943. Survived the war, sold as scrap in 1947.

BS127

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 25 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 3 August 1942, coded "AE*V". Left this unit for modifications on 7 March 1943. To No. 416 Squadron, RCAF on 23 March 1943. Category AB damage on operations on 13 May 1943. Left this unit by February 1944. Survived the war, sold as scrap on 27 October 1949.

BS129

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 3 May 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 3 October 1943, during Ramrod 258 Part 1. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 24 October 1943. Left this unit by June 1944. Survived the war, to Greek AF in 1948.

BS130

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 31 July 1942. Category AC damage on operations on 24 August 1942. Lost on operations 17 January 1943.

BS131

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 4 August 1942. Category B damage on operations 6 September 1942. Left this unit by April 1943.

BS132

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 5 August 1942. Lost during combat with JG26 on 4 December 1942 during a Rodeo mission. F/Sgt. R.B. Honeycombe, an American in the RCAF, killed.

BS136

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 9 August 1942. Shot down by Fw 190s of JG26 near Bolbec on 24 August 1942, while escorting USAAF B-17s on raid to ship yards at Le Trait. Sgt. V.H. Miller killed.

BS145

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 22 August 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 11 January 1943, repaired on site. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Crashed during Rodeo mission afternoon of 16 February 1943, due to an oxygen problem. Had 130:00 logged time. F/O S. McConnacher killed.

BS148

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 26 August 1942. Left this unit by September 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 29 March 1943, left this unit by April 1943.

BS151

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 26 August 1942. Destroyed on 28 August 1942.

BS152

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 26 August 1942. Left this unit for modifications in December 1942. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 April 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943.

BS157

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Shot down by Fw 190s over Dieppe in the afternoon of 19 August 1942, during Operation Jubilee. Sgt. M.H. Buckly killed.

BS159

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

With No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 27 July 1942, coded "YO*F". Shot down by Fw 190s over the Channel during Circus 204 on 17 August 1942. P/O J.K. Ferguson killed.

BS167

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 28 July 1942. Left this unit by August 1942.

BS172

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. To Air Services for modifications, November 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Shot down in combat with Fw190s of JG26 during a Roadstead operation in the Dunkirk area on 27 February 1943. Had 167:30 logged time when struck off. F/L P.T. O'Leary killed.

BS175

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Conflicting information. Reported delivered new to Australia from July 1942. Also reported with No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF, coded "YO*N".

BS176

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 5 December 1942. Left this unit later that month.

BS177

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942, coded "YO*H". Lost in combat with Fw190s over the Somme Estuary during Circus 221 on 2 October 1942. Had 16:05 logged time when struck off. F/Sgt. R.D. Reeser killed.

BS180

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 July 1942. Category B damage on operations 28 August 1942, while escorting B-17s to Amiens as part of Circus 210. Category AC damage on operations on 16 March 1943. Left this unit later that month.

BS183

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 18 August 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 13 March 1943. Left this unit by November 1943. Survived the war, to French AF in 1946.

BS189

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 23 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 28 July 1942. Left this unit by January 1942.

BS194

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight 27 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 29 July 1942. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 March 1943. Left this unit by end of March 1943.

BS195

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight 28 July 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 29 July 1942. Lost in combat with Fw190s of JG28 off North Foreland, during Circus 211. Sgt. W.A. Hayes killed.

BS196

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 30 July 1942. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 October 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Lost in combat with Fw190s of JG26 or JG27 on 13 March 1943. Sgt. R. Dunbar killed.

BS198

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight 1 August 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 3 August 1942. Damaged in combat with Fw 190s of JG26 near Bolbec on 24 August 1942, while escorting USAAF B-17s on raid to ship yards at Le Trait during Circus 208. Forced landing at Kenley on return, aircraft eventually written off. F/L E.A. Bland wounded.

BS200

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight 5 August 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 9 August 1942. Left this unit by December 1942. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 26 August 1943, left this unit by May 1944.

BS202

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 11 August 1942. Category B damage in combat with Fw 190s of JG26 near Bolbec on 24 August 1942, while escorting USAAF B-17s on raid to ship yards at Le Trait (Circus 208). F/L I.G. Keltie wounded. Shot down during Circus 235 on 8 November 1942. F/L D.R. Morrison, DFC, DFM taken prisoner, repatriated in late 1943.

BS242

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 5 April 1944, left this unit by December 1944.

BS246

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 11 April 1943. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on same date. Failed to return from Circus on 15 May 1943, shot down by Fw190s near Caen, France. Had 122:20 logged time. F/L B. Madden killed.

BS247

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 5 April 1945. Left this unit by June 1945.

BS277

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / F. Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before use by RCAF. May have served with No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF, dates not known. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 August 1942. Shot down over English Channel by Fw190 of JG26, near Guines, France during Rodeo 115 on 4 December 1942. F/S H.M. Batters killed.

BS287

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / F. Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before use by RCAF. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 12 December 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Crashed at Marsham, Kent out of control on 25 February 1943. Had 127:15 logged time.

BS288

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / F. Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before use by RCAF. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 8 June 1943, left this unit by July 1943 for modifications. Back to 403 Squadron by 3 October 1943, when it took part in Ramrod 258. Pilot bailed out after engine fire on 15 December 1943.

BS290

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / F. Mk. IX

Built as a Mk. V, converted to Mk. IX before use by RCAF. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 18 May 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Lost on operations 9 August 1943, pilot baled out east of Calais with engine problems. Had 118:00 logged time. F/O R.T. Heeney killed.

BS303

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 August 1942. Overshot landing at Kenley on 24 October 1942, struck dispersal pen and was destroyed. Had 61:05 logged time.

BS304

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 22 August 1942. Delivered to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 August 1942. Category E damage on 18 November 1942 when undercarriage struck trees at Kenly, UK.

BS305

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc

Last Supermarine built Mk. V. Reported with No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF, but not confirmed by RAF records.

BS306

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Used by No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 26 August 1942, coded "AE*A". Category A damage in a flying accident on 20 September 1942. Left this unit for modifications on 19 February 1943. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Category AC damage in a mid-air collision with EN180 on 9 June 1943. Left this unit by November 1943. Also reported with No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, dates not known.

BS307

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 26 August 1942. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 27 August 1942, coded "YO*T". Destroyed by fire after a flying accident on 5 October 1942. Had 8:40 logged time

BS308

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 28 August 1942. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 30 August 1942. Forced landing after being damaged by flak near Brachy, south-west of Dieppe, during Ramrod on 15 January 1943. Had 111:35 logged time. P/O D.E. Hall POW.

BS309

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 30 August 1942. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 31 August 1942. Crashed landed at Hawkinge on 4 December 1942 after being damaged in combat with JG26 during a Rodeo mission. Left this unit by April 1943.

BS311

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 2 (or 26?) September 1942. Forced landing in UK after running low on fuel during Circus 220, on 28 September 1942. S/P D.A. Wright injured. Written off.

BS312

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight on 2 September 1942. delivered to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 4 September 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 15 September 1942. Repaired on site. Left this unit by October 1942.

BS314

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight 8 September 1942. to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 10 September 1942. Lost during combat with JG2 during a Rodeo to the Bolbec area on 17 January 1943. Had 84:25 logged time. F/O M.J. Sunstrum killed.

BS316

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight on 17 September 1942, to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on same date. Destroyed in flying accident on 29 November 1942, with 58:05 logged time

BS317

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F, Mk. IX

To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 15 September 1942. Failed to return from Rodeo 115 on 4 December 1942, oxygen failure suspected. Sgt. B.H. Nickel killed.

BS319

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 2 April 1943. To No. 412 (F) Squadron, RCAF (or 421 Sdn?) on 20 May 1943. Shot down by Fw190s of JG26 during Rodeo mission in afternoon of 17 June 1943. F/O J.E. McNamara killed. (Conflicting information on unit.)

BS340

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as a Mk. Vc, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 8 October 1942. Category AC damage on operations on 3 November 1942, repaired on site. Left this unit by December 1942.

BS345

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as a Mk. Vc, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Part of return escort for Ramrod 258 on 3 October 1943. Left this unit by June 1944.

BS351

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as a Mk. Vc, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF in January 1943. Shot down by Fw190s of JG26 and JG27 in afternoon of 11 January 1943, during Ramrod mission to Poix. P/O D.J. Crimmon PoW.

BS352

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. Vc / IX

Built as a Mk. Vc, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 15 August 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 20 August 1943. Left this unit by December 1943.

BS353

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. Vc / IX

Built as a Mk. Vc, converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 13 December 1942, coded "AE*G". To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 21 March 1943. Back to 402 Squadron on 23 March 1943. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 17 June 1943, repaired on site. Category AC damage while being operated by No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 31 July 1943, repaired on site.

BS383

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

First flight on 22 September 1942. Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 September 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Failed to return from Circus operation afternoon of 20 June 1943, in combat with Fw190s of JG26 near Abbeville. Sgt. K.D. Windsor may have bailed out (conflicting information).

BS385

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 January 1943. To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 March 1943. Category E damage on 19 May 1943 while being operated by No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF, structural damage in a dive.

BS391

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

First flight on 1 October 1942. Delivered new to No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 3 October 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 10 October 1942, repaired on site. Failed to return from Circus 190 on 8 November 1942, may have been shot down by Fw190s near Audruicq. P/O D.R. Manley killed.

BS394

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

With No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF when pilot baled out over Kent after engine fire during training flight, at 11:15 on 23 November 1943. F/O R.J. Grigg injured.

BS396

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 30 January 1943. Failed to return from Ramrod to St. Omer in afternoon of 24 June 1943, shot down by Fw190s of JG26. Sergeant D.F. Small PoW.

BS397

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight on 10 October 1942. Delivered new to No. 402(F) Squadron, RCAF on 11 October 1942. Damaged in a flying accident on 8 November 1942. Later classified as Category E and scrapped.

BS398

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

With No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF when pilot bailed out near West Malling following an engine fire and failure on 23 November 1943. F/O R.J. Grigg bailed out at 200 feet, injured his leg upon landing in a tree.

BS401

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Briefly with No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF in April 1945.

BS411

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

Reported with No. 416 Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BS428

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

With No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF in August 1942. With No. 416 Squadron, RCAF in March 1943. With No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 20 May 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 24 June 1943, repaired on site. Left this unit by September 1943.

BS429

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

Conflicting reports on unit when this aircraft was lost on operations on 6 September 1942, may have been No. 317 Squadron, RAF or No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF.

BS430

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

First flight on 31 August 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 1 September 1942, coded "AE*N". Category AC damage in a flying accident on 25 January 1943, repaired on site. With No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF, from 23 March 1943, coded "DN*N". Was flown by S/L F.H. Boulton on 18 sorties with 416 Sdn., claimed 1 Bf 109 and 3 Fw 190s destroyed on these missions. Lost on Ramrod 71 on 13 May 1943, struck by flak. S/L F.H. Boulton PoW, repatriated in October 1943 due to wounds. May have been named "Canadian Pacific", conflicting reports.

BS433

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IX

First flight on 31 August 1942. Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron on 1 September 1942. Category AC damage on operations on 26 January 1943. May have also been with No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF, not confirmed.

BS434

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered to RCAF one day after first flight. Used by No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 7 September 1942 to early 1943, coded "AE*J". To No. 416 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 March 1942, after modifications. Category AC damage on 24 April 1942. Left this unit by end of 1942. Later used for glider towing trials.

BS438

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Reported with No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF 1942, coded "AE*U", but not confirmed by RAF records. Lost on 18 November 1942 while with 306 Squadron, struck a balloon cable.

BS440

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron 4 days after first flight, on 10 September 1942. Lost during Rodeo on 16 February 1943. Shot down by Fw190s over Channel. F/O O.R. Brown killed. Had 160:00 logged time when written off.

BS450

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

Delivered to No. 402 (F) Squadron RCAF 2 days after first flight, on 13 September 1942. Lost during Rodeo 115, in combat with JG26 near Guines. Conflicting report on pilot killed, either Sgt. H.E. McGraw or F/Sgt. R.B. Honeycombe.

BS451

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF one day after first flight, on 16 September 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 3 October 1942. Left this unit by November 1942. Survived the war, to SAAF in 1947.

BS452

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 23 February 1944. Left this unit by June 1945.

BS463

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

With No. 441 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 5 April 1945. Left this unit by June 1945.

BS474

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V

First flight on 3 October 1942. Named "Canadian Pacific I". With No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 8 October 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 25 January 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 17 June 1943. Repaired on site. Left this unit by March 1944. Survived the war, became training aid in 1946.

BS509

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

F. Mk. IX

Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF 9 days after first flight, on 31 October 1942. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 20 May 1943. Reported with No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF, coded "KH*H" when lost on 27 July 1943, but not confirmed by RAF records. Probably still with 421 (F) Squadron when lost. Also reported with No. 416 (F) Squadron, no dates.

BS533

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX before delivery. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 19 April 1943, left this unit by 29 April 1943.

BS534

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. With No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 18 October 1942. To No. 403 (F) Squadron on 25 January 1943. Left this unit by 28 February 1943.

BS536

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. With No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 12 October 1942. Lost in afternoon of 4 December 1942, in a dogfight with JG26 during Rodeo 115, near Guines, France. P/O J.W. Fiander wounded, bailed, out, PoW.

BS543

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 9 June 1943. Left this unit by 10 June 1943.

BS544

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. To No. 421 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 24 February 1944. Left this unit by 9 January 1945.

BS545

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. Named "Brazil I". To No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 15 June 1943. Left this unit by 22 June 1943.

BS548

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. To No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 31 January 1943. Category AC damage on operations on 12 March 1943, repaired on site. Left this unit by 2 April 1943.

BS549

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. V / IX

Converted to Mk. IX on production line. To No. 401 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 9 December 1942. Category AC damage in a flying accident on 21 December 1942, repaired on site. To Air Services for modifications on 11 April 1943, then to No. 403 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 16 April 1943. May have left this unit by 20 July 1943, also reported with 403 Squadron during Ramrod 258 Part I on 3 October 1943. Survived the war, struck off in 1947.

BT301

Bristol

Bristol, Filton

Beaufighter

Mk. VIF

With No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*Z".

BT303

Bristol

Bristol, Filton

Beaufighter

Mk. VIF

With No. 409 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

BZ723

Consolidated

 

Liberator

GR.V / C.V

Loaned to RCAF in April 1943, while at Dorval, PQ waiting for ferry to UK. Used to train first RCAF Liberator crews. Later converted to C.V while with RAF.

BZ748

Consolidated

 

Liberator

GR.V

Loaned to RCAF in April 1943, while at Dorval, PQ waiting for ferry to UK. Used to train first RCAF Liberator crews.

DD608

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD618

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Also reported with No. 412 (F) Squadron, RCAF.

DD628

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Survived the war, struck off in January 1946.

DD641

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Survived the war, struck off on 28 February 1946.

DD669

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

MK. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when it collided in mid-air with Mosquito DZ259 during a practice interception over Nazeing Common, UK on 26/27 November 1943. F/O J.J. Blanchfield and F/L K.J. Cox killed.

DD674

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II (Special)

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Lost on Day Ranger mission over North West Germany on 6 April 1943. Shot down by flak. F/L C.D. McCloskey (or McClosky?) and P/O J.G. Sullivan both PoW

DD712

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II (Special)

Reported with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, coded "TH*R". Operated by crew from No. 23 Squadron, RAF when lost on 28/29 November 1942, may have been loaned to this RAF Squadron.

DD713

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II (Special)

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Lost on Ranger mission to airfield at Deipholtz, Germany on 18 May 1943. Was strafing a train when wing struck a telephone pole and broke off. Crashed between Wehrendorf and Bohmte, and burnt. Pilot F/O H.O. Bouchard and navigator P/O W.S. Fyfe, RAF, killed.

DD719

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD720

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*G".

DD722

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD734

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD749

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD753

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD779

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD786

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

Mk. II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

DD828

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF at Lough Erne, Northern Ireland from 16 December 1942, coded "A". Returned to base early due to bad weather, while escorting Convoy TA34, on 19 January 1943. Escorted Convoy HX239 on 23 May 1943. Sighted and attacked U-boat, no observed results. Left this Squadron by August 1943.

DD831

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 2 January 1943. Served with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 17 May 1943, coded "K". Searched for survivors of sunk ships on 21 May 1943. Broke away from moorings during a storm on Loch Indaal on 25 January 1944, despite efforts of 3 crew on board. Drifted into shallows and broke up. One crewmember clung to wreckage until rescued, other 2 escaped in life raft. Aircraft scrapped.

DD838

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 12 May 1944, coded "X". Left this unit by July 1944.

DD843

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 10 May 1943.

DD845

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 5 May 1943, coded "B". Left this unit by June 1944.

DD846

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, coded "2D". Crashed near Clare Island, Clew Bay, Ireland on 25 May 1943, while on patrol. No survivors.

DD847

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF in 1943.

DD849

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 28 April 1943, coded "M". Left this Squadron by July 1943.

DD853

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, coded "K". Later with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF.

DD854

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 30 May 1943, coded "P".

DD855

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF from 12 February 1944, coded "Y". Left this unit by July 1944.

DD858

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

On strength with No. 201 Squadron, RAF at Castle Archdale, but operated by a crew from No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF when it overturned in the Lough on 23 October 1943, 2 injuries.

DD859

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 423 (GP) Squadron, RCAF, coded "3*G", based at Castle Archdale, Northern Ireland. Picked up from maintenance facility at Wig Bay by squadron crew on 21 June 1943. Scored this unit's 2nd U-boat kill on 4 August 1943 - U-489 in the Western Approaches, at 61-11N 14-38W. Shot down by return fire, 5 crew killed, 6 wounded rescued by destroyer HMS Castleton. This ship also rescued 58 crew from the U-boat.

DD860

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF at Lough Erne, Northern Ireland in June and July 1943. Damaged in an exchange with an Fw 200 on 22 July 1943 over the Bay of Biscay, 3 crew wounded. Later became G-AHEP, scrapped in 1950

DD861

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 422 (GP) Squadron, RCAF from 26 June 1943. Engine exploded in flight while on patrol from Castle Archdale on 3 September 1943. Aircraft sank after ditching, crew rescued by Sunderland from No. 228 Squadron. Reported as instructional airframe 4405M, dates unclear.

DD862

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 423 (GP) Squadron, RCAF, coded "3*A. Scored this unit's 4th u-boat kill - credited as U-311 at 50-36N 18-36W, on 24 April 1944. Operating from Castle Archdale, Northern Ireland. Dropped six depth charges from very low altitude. Explosion of submarine damaged aircraft, but it returned to base. Post war analysis suggests that this attack may have damaged U-672, which returned to port. Burned out at Castle Archdale on 31 May 1945.

DD863

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

Served with No. 423 (GP) Squadron, RCAF, coded "3*J". Scored this unit's third u-boat kill - U-610 at 55-45N 24-33W, on 8 October 1943. Lost after an engine failure while on patrol on 13 November 1943, crashed into sea off Irish coast, near Donegal. All 10 (or 11?) crew died.

DD867

Short

Blackburn, Dunbarton

Sunderland

Mk. III

With No. 423 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, coded "3*G", August 1944

DE138

de Havilland

Morris Motors

Tiger Moth

II

Hack with No. 412 (F) Squadron, RCAF.

DE319

de Havilland

Morris Motors

Tiger Moth

II

Hack with No. 412 (F) Squadron, RCAF.

DF471

Airspeed

Standard Motors

Oxford

I

Was operated by crew from No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF when it crashed into Great Coum, south of Dent in Yorkshire at 15:00 on 29 August 1943, in bad weather (now in the Yorkshire Dales National Park). Was en route From RAF Leeming to RAF Ford, with squadron pilot and three mechanics, to repair squadron aircraft that had diverted to Leeming. All killed.

DF613

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*X".

DF615

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF in the UK, coded "PT*S". Failed to return from attack on the dock area of Lorient on 29/30 January 1943, no survivors.

DF618

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF in the UK 1942/43, coded "QB*B".

DF619

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 410 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

DF621

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*O".

DF622

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. X

Served with No. 428 and No. 429 Squadrons, RCAF.

DF624

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF when lost on 21 December 1942. Both propellers over sped during a training mission over the North York Moors, near Stokesly. Pilot ordered crew to bail out, only one injury. First Wellington loss with 429 Squadron.

DF625

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 425 Squadron, RCAF coded "AL*V". Dispatched on sea search 21 January 1943, returned early with mechanical problem. Bombed L'Orient on 26 January 1943. Bombed Duisburg on 26 March 1943. Bombed St. Nazaire on 28 March 1943. Bombed Bochum on 29 March 1943. Bombed Kiel on 4 April 1943.

DF626

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF coded "PT*Y". Dispatched for attack on the dock area of Lorient on 29 / 30 January 1943, crashed near Woodbury Common, near Exeter in Devon outbound, only 2 survived. Marine Sgt. W. West received BEM for rescue efforts at the crash site.

DF635

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF coded "NA*I". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 8/9 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter at 18,000 feet over the target. All crew were POW.

DF636

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF coded "PT*S". Lost on 13/14 October 1942, crashed at Leeming at 01:38 local, while attempting go-around after returning from mission to Kiel. All 5 crew killed.

DF637

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF coded "PT*F". Damaged on 19/20 February 1943 during a raid on Wilhelmshaven, by night fighter and by flak. Port engine quit after night fighter attack, one crew member bailed out. Landed at Coltishall on one engine.

DF664

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 419 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Coded "VR*E" when lost on 13/14 October 1942 during raid on Kiel. Crashed in North Sea off Brockeswalde, Germany. All 5 crew killed.

DF668

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF coded "NA*W".

DF671

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. III

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*K".

DF686

Vickers

Vickers, Blackpool

Wellington

Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943.

DG231

Handley Page

Rootes Securities

Halifax

B. Mk. V

Operated by No. 408 (B) Squadron, RCAF, late 1942.

DG233

Handley Page

Rootes Securities

Halifax

B. Mk. V

Operated by No. 408 (B) Squadron, RCAF, late 1942.

DG253

Handley Page

Rootes Securities

Halifax

B. Mk. V

Operated by No. 408 (B) Squadron, RCAF, late 1942.

DG363

Handley Page

Rootes Securities

Halifax

B. Mk. V

Operated by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*R".


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