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HK100 to HZ999

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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

comments

HK138

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II / NF.XII

Built as NF.II, to Marshall's of Cambridge for conversion to NF.XII.  With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

HK179

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II / NF.XII

Built as NF.II, to Marshall's of Cambridge for conversion to NF.XII.  With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

HK228

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II / NF.XII

Built as NF.II, to Marshall's of Cambridge for conversion to NF.XII.  With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

HK231

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II / NF.XII

Built as NF.II, to Marshall's of Cambridge for conversion to NF.XII.  With No. 406 (NF) Squadron, RCAF.

HK330

Vickers

 

Wellington

Mk. III

Reported with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF coded "PT*K".  This is probably a typo, correct serial not known.

HK346

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Reported with No. 431 Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*R".  This is probably a typo, exact serial not known.

HK366

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*U".  Also with No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*Q".

HK368

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*F".

HK381

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*C".

HK382

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

With No. 409 Squadron, RCAF when it crashed in France during a night flying exercise on 16 March 1945.  Came down near Les Bois Miron, near Annoeullin.

HK421

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*V".

HK425

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF.  Coded "R*KP", named "Lonesome Polecat".  Regular crew was Ross Finlayson and Al Webster.  Also reported as "D*KP" by Griffin and Kostenuk.

HK429

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*D".  Scored this unit's only triple victory, night of 23/24 April 1945.  2 Ju 87s and one Fw 190, over Germany , operating out of airfield B.108 in Germany.

HK430

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*P".  Also with No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*W".

HK431

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when it crashed on landing from a training flight at Castle Camp, Cambridge on 16 January 1944.  F/L C.F. Medhurst and F/O A. N. Henderson killed.

HK432

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*F".

HK454

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when it crashed on landing from a night flying test at Castle Camp, Cambridge on 5 February 1944.  F/O K.R. McCormick killed.

HK455

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*Q".

HK456

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*H".

HK458

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*S".

HK459

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*A".

HK462

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*E".

HK463

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*R".

HK465

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*P".

HK466

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*J".

HK467

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*T".

HK470

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*X".

HK473

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*K".

HK476

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*O".

HK500

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*I".  Crashed after engine failure during overshoot at Zeals, UK on 10 July 1944.

HK503

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

With No. 409 Squadron, RCAF.  Belly landed at airfield A.89 at Le Culot, Belgium on 6 October 1944, after engine problems.

HK506

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*H".

HK512

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 409 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KP*A".  Lost during a training and functional test flight at 15:00 on 12 December 1944, near Tournia, Belgium after an engine fire.  Navigator W/O D. King bailed out, F/L H. S. Ellis was unable to exit the aircraft in time and was killed.  Squadron history speculates that Ellis struck the control column while attempting to exit, placing aircraft in state that greatly slowed his escape.  Aircraft crashed near Sailly-les-Lannoy, France, King landed safely near Blandain (Belgium?).

HK520

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when it crashed on takeoff at Bradwell Creek, Essex on 11/12 February 1944.  WO2 J.L.A. Madden and P/O R.T. Currie killed.

HK521

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

Operated by No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*L".  Claimed two aircraft in single sorite on 22/23 February 1944: Ju 88 at 23:43 and Ju 188 at 00:03.  Pilot was S/L C.A.S. Anderson, navigator F/Sgt C.F.A. Bodard.

HK523

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.XIII

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

HL835

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIB

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

HL843

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIB

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

HL872

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIb or c

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in 1942, in Egypt.  Collided with Hurricane HL900 of same Squadron on 9 November 1942.

HL891

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIb or c

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in 1942/43, in Egypt, coded "AN*N".  Scored this unit's first victory, a Ju 88 destroyed by F/S Leguerrier near town of Suez on 13 September 1942.  Operating out of Shandur, Egypt at this time.

HL900

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIb or c

With No. 417 (F) Squadron, RCAF in 1942, in Egypt.  Collided with Hurricane HL782 of same Squadron on 9 November 1942.

HL901

Hawker

Hawker, Brooklands

Hurricane

Mk. IIb or c

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

HR114

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Reported with No. 418 Squadron in Air Britian records, but not confirmed in squadron records.

HR147

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, coded "TH*Z".  Flown by W/C R. Bannock in fall of 1944, aircraft named "Hairless Joe".  Carried victory markers for 8 aircraft and 19 V-1s, all scored by Bannock.

HR148

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 23 July 1944, coded "TH*B".  Attacked airflieds in Czechoslovakia on 12 October 1944, diverting to Italy due to low fuel.  Survived the war, to the French AF in 1947.

HR149

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 9 May 1944, coded "TH*R".  Involved in flying accident 23 July 1944.  Reported to have broken up in flight, crashed near Parkstone, Hants.  Struck off on 24 July 1944.

HR151

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 1 June 1944, coded "TH*F".  Lost on 9 February 1945, failed to return from night patrol over the Ruhr.  F/L W.C. Chards killed.

HR155

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 22 May 1944, coded "TH*X".  Category B damage from enemy action on 2 November 1944.

HR179

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 27 May 1944.  Missing in action on 2/3 June 1944, night intruder operation to Laon/Athies.  Came down 500 metres south of Campneusville, 25 kilometres north-west of Poix, at 00:57 local time on 3 June 1944.  P/O R.J. Tomlinson and navigator F/O C.E. Esam, RAF killed.

HR183

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 27 May 1944, coded "TH*B".  Missing on operations night of 17/18 July 1944 over Kolberg in eastern Germany.  S/L J.B. Kerr and navigator P/O P. Clark killed.  Kerr never found, Clark washed up in Sweden some 2 months later and is buried in Malmo, Sweden.  NOTE: there may be some confusion about the serial number, other souces list this 418 Sdn aircraft lost off Eletot, Normandy at about the same time.

HR184

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, coded "TH*Z" in January 1945.

HR195

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 3 June 1944, coded "TH*H".  Category AC damage in accident on 6 November 1944.  Back to this unit by mid February 1945.

HR258

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Reported with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF late in war.

HR324

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Reported with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, coded "TH*N", but this serial not assigned.  Maybe HR342?

HR342

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF by January 1945, coded "TH*N".  Missing on operations, night patrol to Grevenbroich, 23/24 February 1945, F/O L.H. McLeod killed.

HR343

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

Reported with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF.

HR351

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 6 October 1944.  Lost on operation over eastern Austria on 18 October 1944.  Pilot F/L S.H.R. Cotterill, DFC and navigator F/L C.G. Finlayson, DFC killed.

HR358

de Havilland

Standard Motors

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF.  Claimed two V-1 on 5/6 July 1944 over the Channel, and one on 9/10 July 1944 over the Channel, flown by F/L C.M. Jasdper and F/L A.J. Martin both times.   Coded "TH*K" by 12 September 1944.  May have later been coded "E" and/or "C".  Still with this unit in April 1945.

HR622

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*H".  Failed to return from attack on the dock area of Lorient on 29/30 January 1943.  All crew killed.

HR654

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*R".  Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 29/30 March 1943, shot down by a night fighter.  6 crew killed and 1 POW.

HR655

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*S".  Bombed Turin, Italy on 4/5 February 1943.  Failed to return from attack at Lorient, France on 7/8 February 1943.  All crew were killed.

HR656

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*T".  Damaged by flak during mining operation to the Frisian Islands 21/22 January 1943.  Landed on 2 engines, port inner & starboard inner.  Failed to return from attack at Stuttgart on 11/12 March 1943, shot down by a night fighter.  4 crew evaded and 3 POWs.

HR658

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*V".  Bombed Cologne on 14/15 February 1943.  Bombed Kiel on 4/5 April 1943.  Failed to return from attack on Dortmund 4/5 May 1943, no survivors.

HR658

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*V".

HR664

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*K".  Crash landed at base after raid on Berlin, early 1943, no injuries.

HR713

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 408 Squadron, RCAF, coded "EQ*K".  Bombed Berlin in early 1943, exact date not known.  Failed to return from attack on Essen on 3/4 April 1943.  Crashed in Lake Ijssel, north east of Amstedam, possibly a victim of a night fighter.  All were killed.

HR800

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR802

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HR806

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR807

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR808

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR809

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR810

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF, coded "LQ*X".  Lost on operation to Mannheim on 5/6 September 1943, crashed near Heidelberg.

HR813

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.  Lost on operations 3 July 1943.

HR816

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR832

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.  Crashed on cross country training flight 16 June 1943.  Struck by lightning, encountered turbulence, broke up in flight.  Crashed at Clifton Farm, Clenchwarton, 2 miles west of Kins Lynn, UK.

HR849

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR854

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR855

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HR856

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF, coded "LQ*W".  Named "Willie".  Failed to return from raid on the Fiat Motor Works at Turin, Italy on 17 August 1943.  7 crew lost.

HR857

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

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

HR864

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.

HR872

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 (B) Squadron, RCAF.  Lost on operations on 10 August 1943, crashed in Belgium.

HR876

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HR910

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 419 Squadron, RCAF, coded "VR*R".  Lost during mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 12/13 February 1944.

HR912

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 419 Squadron, RCAF, coded "VR*F".  Failed to return from attack on the rail yards at Vaires, France on 29/30 March 1944.  No survivors.

HR915

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF.  Failed to return from operation to Berlin on 31 August 1943.  Crew member S/L G.T. Pearson taken POW, part of the team that planned and carried out the Great Escape.

HR916

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HR918

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 405 Squadron, RCAF, coded "LQ*G".  Shot down, probably by night fighter, crashed north of Haldensleben, NNW of Magdeburg en route to Berlin on 23 August 1943.

HR925

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 419 Squadron, RCAF, coded "VR*D".  Also with No. 428 Squadron, RCAF.

HX147

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HX162

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 419 Squadron, RCAF, coded "VR*X".  Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 20/21 January 1944, shot down by a night fighter.  2 killed 5 POW.

HX183

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 428 Squadron, RCAF, coded 'NA*E'.

HX189

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Halifax

B. Mk. II

Served with No. 419 Squadron, RCAF, coded "VR*J".  Failed to return from attack on the rail yards at Laon on 22/23 April 1944, shot down by a night fighter.  Crashed at

Couvron-et-Aumencourt, 12 kilometres North North West of Laon.  1 killed, 2 POW, 4 evaded.

HX230

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 Squadron, RCAF, coded "BM*P".  Failed to return from attack on Leipzig on 19/20 February 1944.  All were killed.

HX245

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF.  Lost on 19 December 1943.

HX265

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 433 Squadron, RCAF, coded "BM*D".  Hit by flak over the target and attacked twice by an FW-190 during attack on Berlin on 28/29 January 1944.  On return the crew ditched in the North Sea due to damage and a fuel shortage, all rescued.

HX268

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*A".  Part of force that bombed the rail yards at Villeneuve St. Georges on 4/5 July 1944.  Attacked by unidentified single engine aircraft and a JU-88, there was no claim but their starboard wing was damaged.  Reported to have completed 53 operations before transferring out of this Squadron.  Lost in a training accident on 17 May 1945, after transferring out of this unit.

HX269

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*J".  Failed to return from attack on Schweinfurt on 24/25 February 1945.  All crew POW.

HX272

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*N", named "Nielson's Nuthouse".  Bombed Berlin on 15/16 February 1944, minor flak damage.  Failed to return from attack on Nurnberg on 31 March 1944, shot down by a night fighter near Buttenham, Germany.  5 killed & 3 POW.

HX275

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*S".  Bombed Leipzig on 19/20 February 1944.  Bombed Hamburg on 28/29 July 1944.  Hit by flak during attack on the V-1 storage site at Bois De Cassan on 4 August 1944.  On return crew bailed out.

HX277

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF.  Lost on 19 December 1943.

HX279

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 427 Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*Z".  Failed to return from attack on Frankfurt on 18/19 March 1944.  5 crew were killed and 2 POW.

HX280

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*O".  Bombed Augsburg on 25/26 February 1943.

HX281

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*H".  Severely damaged during attack on Berlin by a JU-88.  Returned safely to England where all bailed out on 29 January 1944.  Rear gunner killed after his chute became tangled in aircraft tail, all others survived.  Crashed near Cowesby Hall, north of Thirsk, Yorkshire.

HX282

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*K".  Bombed Stuttgart on 20/21 February 1944.  Failed to return from attack on Frankfurt on 18/19 March 1944, shot down by flak.  2 killed 6 POW.

HX283

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*R".  Failed to return from attack on Magdeburg on 21/22 January 1944.  All were killed.

HX284

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*B", named "Beer is Best".  Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 24/25 March 1944.  3 crew were killed and 4 POW.

HX285

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*E".  Tried to land at Catfoss due to a fuel shortage after attack on Berlin on 28/29 January 1944.  Crashed into trees at Brandesburton and the pilot, W/O W.A.Stiles, was killed.  Rest of crew survived.

HX287

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*U".  bombed Leipzig on 19/20 February 1944.  Failed to return from attack on the rail yards at Noisy Le Sec on 18/19 April 1944, hit by flak.  All were killed.

HX288

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*F".

HX289

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Used by No. 433 Squadron, RCAF, coded "BM*T".  Failed to return from attack on Magdeburg on 21/22 January 1944, no survivors.

HX290

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*V".

HX291

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Used by No. 433 Squadron, RCAF, coded "BM*W", based at Skinton-on-Swale.  Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 22/23 April 1944, one of three 433 Squadron aircraft lost on this raid.  Damaged by flak over target, attacked by night fighter over Weert, Holland while homebound.  Crew bailed out with aircraft on fire, came down near Meeuwen, Holland.  3 crew killed, 4 POW, 1 evaded but was captured in Antwerp on 3 August 1944.

HX292

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Skipton-on Swale, Yorkshire.  Coded "BM*G".

HX311

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, from Skipton-on-Swale, UK.  Coded "QB*A".  Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 15 / 16 February 1944.  Crashed near Ahrensfelde.  All were killed.

HX313

Handley Page

 

Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with no. 424 Squadron, RCAF, at Skipton-on-Swales, coded "QB*B".  Shot down by Bf 109 during attack on Bourg-Leopold on 27 / 28 May 1944.  Crashed near Oostham-Langven, Belgium.  2 POWS, 2 evaded, remainder of crew killed.  This loss confirmed in RCAF records.  Reported in some sources as lost on mission to Karlsruhe on 25 April 1944, but this appears to be incorrect.

HX314

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, at Skipton-on-Swale, coded "QB*C".  Bombed Frankfurt on 18/19 March 1944, slightly damaged by an Me 110.  Failed to return from mining mission on 10 / 11 May 1944.

HX316

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*D".  Gunners claimed 2 aircraft downed on 2 separate raids.  Same gunners also claimed victories while in MZ802 (which see).

HX318

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

With No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, at Skipton-on-Swale, coded "QB*O".  Failed to return from mission to Karlsruhe on 24 / 25 April 1944.  Hit by flak and exploded, while approaching the Aiming Point.  5 crew killed, 2 POW.

HX319

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, at Skipton-on-Swales, coded "QB*P".

HX339

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*D".  Took part in mission to bomb V-1 sites at Bremont and Acquet on 12/13 July 1944.

HX346

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*U".  Also with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*R".  With No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, at Skipton-on-Swale, coded "QB*U".

HX352

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Halifax

B. Mk. III

Served with No. 433 Squadron, RCAF, coded "BM*C", when it bombed Berlin on 15/16 February 1944.  Served with No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*L" when lost.  Failed to return from attack on the 2 railyards at Aachen on 24/25 May 1944, shot down by flak.  6 killed 1 POW.

HX803

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 17 July 1943, coded "TH*C" in September 1943, then "TH*N" by 1945.  Last operation with this unit on 26/27 April 1945.

HX807

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 17 July 1943, coded "TH*R".  Damaged in landing accident at Holmsley South on 19 April 1944, one undercarraige leg collapsed.

HX808

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 18 July 1943.  Lost on operations 31 July 1943.  RAAF pilot P/O N. Cole survived, RCAF navigator F/O A.A. Shepard killed.  May have been shot down by return fire by a German bomber intercepted in the landing pattern at Orleans/Bricy.

HX809

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 17 July to 14 November 1943, coded "TH*Z".

HX810

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 (F) Squadron, RCAF from 18 July 1943.  Swung on takeoff from Ford on 29 July 1943, undercarriage collapsed, written off.

HX811

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 18 July 1943, coded "TH*K".  Destroyed a V-1 over the Channel on 19/20 June 1944, flown by F/L C.M. Jasper and F/L A.J. Martin.  Missing on operationto Vechta 8/9 September 1944.  F/O W.R. Zeller killed.  Came down near Limmen polder in Holland.

HX812

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 19 July 1943, coded "TH*T".  Lost on operation to Stuttgart 22/23 March 1944.

HX816

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 23 July 1943 to 26 April 1944, coded "TH*Y".

HX817

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 23 July 1943, coded "TH*G".  Struck a hanger while taking off from South Cerney on 27 October 1943, written off.

HX818

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 23 July 1943, coded "TH*P".  Damaged by a night fighter over Hannover, engine caught fire on return trip and crew bailed out 20 miles east of Manson on 22/23 September 1943.

HX819

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 25 July 1943 to 24 May 1944, and again from 16 June 1944.  Coded "TH*F" in July and August 1944.  Claimed two Do217 shot down during intruder mission on 5/6 September 1943, flown by S/L Bennel.

HX953

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF in April 1945, coded "TH*X".

HX973

de Havilland

de Havilland, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

Served with No. 418 Squadron, RCAF from 16 November 1943, coded "TH*G".  Left this unit in February 1944.

HZ260

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*K".  Lost on mining operation to the Frisian Islands, shot down over the sea, 1 survivor, date unknown.

HZ261

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*L".  Bombed Dusseldorf on 25/26 May 1943.  Failed to return from raid on Dusseldorf on 11/12 June 1943, no survivors.

HZ264

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 427 Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*L".  Damaged by fighter during attack on Hamburg, 3/4 March 1943, returned to base.

HZ272

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, mid 1943, coded "QB*S".  Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*W".

HZ273

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, mid 1943, coded "QB*G".  Bombed St. Nazaire, France, date unknown.  Shot down while on a mission to Stuttgart on 15 April 1943.

HZ277

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943.  Coded "KW*F".

HZ303

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943.

HZ304

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in Egypt.  Flew into high ground and exploded after taking off from Kairouan on 28 July 1943.

HZ312

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "AL*F".  Failed to return from attack on Mulheim on 22/23 June 1943.  All were killed.

HZ355

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943.  Coded "KW*D".  With No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*G", when lost.  Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11/12 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter, 3 crew were POWs, one evaded and one killed.

HZ364

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HZ365

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*U".  Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943, 4 crew were killed and 1 POW.  Crashed near Dulmen.

HZ367

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 Squadron, RCAF.

HZ371

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa late 1943.  coded "QB*E".  Destroyed by fire on 6 July 1943 at Paviller, following explosion of HE971.

HZ414

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

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

HZ424

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, coded "QB*A".  Ditched after engine problems off Marittima, over Mediterranean, on 1 October 1943, crew rescued by USS Benson.  Was returning from mission to Formia.

HZ468

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

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

HZ470

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HZ471

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*M".  Failed to return from attack on Wuppertal on 29/30 May 1943, no survivors.

HZ476

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*A".  Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 25/26 May 1943.  All were killed.

HZ481

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*W".  Failed to return from attack on Cologne on 3/4 July 1943.  All were killed.  May have crashed in Belgium.

HZ484

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*N".

HZ485

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*G".  Failed to return from attack on Essen on 27/28 May 1943, no survivors.  May have been shot down on way to target, coming down at Haps-Rijkevoort, SE Noord-Brabant province, Holland at 01:30 on 28 May 1943.

HZ514

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943.  Coded "KW*Q".

HZ515

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa late 1943.  coded "QB*B".

HZ517

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*M".  Failed to return from attack on Krefeld on 21 / 22 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter.  All were killed.

HZ518

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*A".  Failed to return from attack on Wuppertal on 24 / 25 June 1943.  All were killed.

HZ519

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "AL*L".  Failed to return from attack on Krefeld on 21/22 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter, into the sea.  All were killed.  At least two bodies found in life raft washed ashore some days later.

HZ520

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "AL*Z".  Failed to return from attack on Krefeld on 21/22 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter.  2 crew killed and 3 POW.

HZ521

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "AL*W".  Failed to return from attack on Wuppertal on 24 / 25 June 1943.  All were killed.

HZ642

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. XIII

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1944.  Lost over North Sea on 8 February 1944.

HZ653

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1944.  Flown by P/O Ashfield on 1 March 1944, shared in the sinking of the Maasburg NW of Texel.  Based at North Coates for this mission.  Flown by P/O K. Ashfield on 20 April 1944, when it shared in the sinking of the Condor off the Dutch coast.  Diverted to Acklington on return.

HZ655

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1944.  Lost over North Sea, near Holland, on 7 February 1944.

HZ659

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1944.  Lost on operations near Holland, on 13 June 1944.  Crashed near Westerschelde, Holland.

HZ725

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in 1943, one of the first Wellingtons with this unit.  Ditched shortly after takeoff on training flight on 2 October 1943, when both propellers stuck in full fine pitch, and pilot had to throttle back to prevent engine overspeeding.  Only one minor injury.

HZ756

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 415 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1944.  Engine failure off Dutch coast on 6 May 1944.  P/O K. Ashfield crash-landed at Langham, no injuries.

HZ809

Vickers

 

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943.  Coded "KW*A".


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