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9050

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 October 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Category C damage at Amesdale, Ontario (near Dryden) at 12:05 on 19 December 1941, while ferrying to Eastern Air Command.  Crashed date also reported as 6 January 1942, possibly 2 separate incidents?  Recovered by party from No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, on the books of 8 RD from 17 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for rebuilding on 9 February 1942.  Estimated cost of repairs exceeded 75% of the cost of a new aircraft, aircraft scrapped.

 

last date: 17 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9051

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 13 (OT) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category C damage at Patricia Bay at 11:50 on 12 February 1942.  To Boeing Aircraft in Vancouver for overhaul, 5 March to 20 May 1942.  To Western Air Command when completed, again for 13 Squadron.  Operated by No. 115 (F) Squadron.  Also used in Alaska by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, coded "YO-L".  To storage on 25 November 1943, issued from storage on 8 March 1944 after conversion to target tug.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC on 21 June 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 July 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay, where it was reported with 998:00 total time, 6:45 since overhaul.  Had been delivered with Mercury XV engines, fitted with Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 23 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal.

9052

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First Assigned to No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  To Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron, established at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in July 1942.  To storage on 5 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 April 1945.  By 1 March 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 760:35 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9053

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  Crashed following engine failure on approach to Yarmouth at 16:12 on 11 December 1941, all 3 crew killed.  Came down in woods 1/4 mile from end of runway.  First fatal Bolingbroke crash for this unit.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot on 12 December 1941 for write off.

 

last date: 4 February 1942 - Struck off, reduced to produce

9054

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1942 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Intended for delivery to Eastern Air Command in November 1941, but this was cancelled.  First assigned to No. 115 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines for crash repairs, 24 July 1943 to 26 January 1944.  To storage with Western Air Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  By 1 March 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 382:55 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9055

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

First used by No. 115 (F) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Coded "BK-R".  Later with No. 147 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Sea Island or Tofino, BC, c.1942 to 1944.  To stored reserve on 5 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  Stored at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 622:45 logged time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9056

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Category B crash at Patricia Bay, at 12:20 on 15 January 1942, after complete failure of hydraulic system.  To Boeing Aircraft Canada in Vancouver for repairs, 27 January to 1 June 1942.  To Western Air Command when completed, for use by No. 8 (BR) Squadron in Alaska.  Category A crash on 5 October 1943.  Allocated to No. 3 Repair Depot in Vancouver for write off.

 

last date: 13 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9057

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Delivered new to RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron.  Category C damage at Patricia Bay, at 16:30 on 16 February 1942.  To Boeing Aircraft of Canada for repairs, 18 March to 16 June 1942.  Had 33:25 logged time when it arrived.  To Western Air Command when completed.  To storage on 15 September 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 2 June 1944, for conversion to target tug, reported complete on 22 September 1944.  Noted by Western Air Command on 20 October 1944: "This aircraft requires extensive work on installation of operational equipment."  To Western Air Command on 2 November 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 September 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay, where it was noted with 497:05 logged time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9058

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 8 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To storage, 25 November 1943 to 8 March 1944, converted to target tug during this time.  Category B crash at Patricia Bay, at 15:30 on 17 April 1945.  Apparently later revised to Category A.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 18 April 1945.  Delivered with Mercury XV engines, had Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 23 May 1945 - Written off at No. 3 Repair Depot

9059

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 8 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  With No. 115 (F) Squadron at Patricia Bay in January 1942, coded "BK*J".  To storage on 15 September 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command in April 1944, still in storage.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 4 June 1944, for conversion to target tug.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 3 August 1944.  Issued from storage on 28 October 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 14 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1945.  Stored at No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba, where it was noted with 399:05 total time.  Owned by W. Agnew of Hartney, Manitoba in 1977, disassembled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9060

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 115 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay BC.  Still with this unit in Alaska as part of Y Wing in early 1942.  Flew this squadron's first operational mission, search for submarine from Annette Island, Alaska, on 13 May 1942.  Crashed at Annette Island at 15:35 on 2 June 1942.  First reported as Category B, revised to Category A on 5 June 1942, but still repaired.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines for repairs, 24 July to 9 November 1942.  To Western Air Command when completed, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines again for crash repairs, on 30 October 1943.  To storage with Western Air Command on 13 March 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 April 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay, where it was noted with 328:37 total time, 4:12 since overhaul.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9061

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 October 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot, Scoudouc, NB.  To No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS on 3 November 1941, coded "D".  To Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To storage on 5 April 1944, following disbandment of this unit in March 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 April 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay, where it was noted with 622:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9062

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 October 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot, Scoudouc, NB.  To No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS on 3 November 1941, coded "G".  Category A crash at Sydney aerodrome at 22:01 on 1 June 1942. Starboard engine caught fire during landing from operational patrol and "could not be extinguished".  To No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 4 June 1942.

 

last date: 18 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9063

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot, Scoudouc, NB.  Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth and Sidney, NS, from 10 December 1941.  Dropped 2 bombs on submarine east of Sydney on 12 January 1942, no damage observed.  This unit's first attack of the war.  Category A crash at Sydney, at 19:08 on 4 February 1942.  Struck a hill in flight, exploded and burned.  Three fatalities, including pilot Sgt. W. Dakeman.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 5 February 1942, for write off.

 

last date: 9 March 1942 - Struck off

9064

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS.  Crashed at 06:40 on 16 March 1942, following engine failure at low altitude under haze, shortly after taking off on dawn patrol from Sydney.  Aircraft stalled, crashed into trees near Granby Lake, 4 miles from airport.  One killed, 3 injured.  Pilot Sgt. D.P. Scratch survived, with serious injuries.  See EW282 and HD343 for Scratch's subsequent career.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 20 March 1942 for write off.  NOTE:  accident site also reported as Grand Lake, north of Halifax?

 

last date: 25 May 1942 - Struck off

9065

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS.  Category B crash on edge of runway at Sydney at 11:23 on 21 January 1942.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 22 January 1942 for write off, arrived there on 2 February 1942.

 

last date: 20 May 1942 - Struck off

9066

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS.  Dropped 2 depth charges on submarine on 23 March 1942 in two separate runs, near 44-55N 55-56W.  Tracked sub for over an hour, until forced to return due to low fuel.  Recorded as "severely damaged", based on photos taken by crew.  This was unit's third attack, and first confirmed damage.  This appears to be earliest Eastern Air Command attack where damaged sub was photographed.  Assigned to Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use with No. 147 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  Seen at Sea Island coded "SZ*K" on 11 July 1942.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver for repairs, 1 September to 20 December 1942.  to storage on 15 September 1943, noted as loaned to BCATP on that date.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 23 March 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 943:40 total time, 535:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9067

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB.  Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS.  To Western Air Command on 22 December 1941, for use by No. 8 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category A crash at Sea Island at 15:50 on 9 April 1942.  One engine failed on take off, other engine failed in circuit.  Had 97:55 logged time when it crashed.  To No. 3 Repair Depot for salvage.  Airframe written off, engines apparently saved.

 

last date: 24 April 1942 - Written off

9068

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 November 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS.  Category B crash at Dartmouth aerodrome, at 20:21 on 4 February 1942.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 12 February to 24 April 1942.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed, issued to 119 Squadron on 26 May 1942.  To Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, 15 August to 19 October 1942.  To stored reserve with Western Air Command 25 November 1943 to 8 March 1944, converted to target tug during this time.  To RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC on 21 June 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 July 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 514:10 total time, 61:05 since overhaul.  Delivered with Mercury XV engines, had Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 23 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9069

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Rockcliffe

 

Delivered new to the Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 1 Training Command on 24 July 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 12 February 1943, for use in radio calibration work with No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 9 September 1944.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 11 December 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 245:30 total time.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9070

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB.  To No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Yarmouth or Sidney, NS on 5 February 1942, coded "N".  To Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To storage on 25 November 1943, converted to target tug during this time.  Issued from storage on 12 April 1944, possibly for use by No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot for major inspection, repairs, and modifications, 15 July 1944 to 15 May 1945.  To Western Air Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 2 December 1945, when it was stored at Patricia Bay.  By 1 May 1946 on the books of No. 10 Repair Depot, still stored at Patricia Bay.  Delivered with Mercury XV engines, noted with Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 9 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9071

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 December 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Converted to dual controls by Fairchild Canada from 30 July 1942.  To Western Air Command on 29 December 1942.  Served with No. 163 (AC) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, from mid 1943.  Used for photographic survey work along west coast.  To No. 22 Sub-Repair Depot at Sea Island for scrapping on 25 April 1945.

 

last date: 29 October 1945 - Struck off, reduced to produce

9072

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Assigned to Western Air command to replace Bolingbroke 9050 (which see).  First assigned to No. 8 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  Crashed into Fraser River near Mission, BC (today part of Maple Ridge), spring of 1943.

 

last date: 25 May 1943 - Struck off, reduced to produce

9073

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Planned to be delivered to stored reserve.  Crashed on 12 January 1942, en route to RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  Issued to No. 1 Training Command on 4 February 1942, but this was cancelled on 4 May 1942.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft for crash repair, 22 April to 13 July 1942.  To Fairchild Aircraft Canada for conversion to dual controls when completed, arriving there on 19 September 1942.  Completed by 27 November 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 27 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To stored reserve on 12 February 1945.  Issued to No. 2 Technical Support Unit on 12 May 1945, back to storage on 7 July 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1945, stored at MacDonald.  In the Kermit Weeks Collection in Florida, 2005.  May be restored by the Bristol Heritage Collection, Nashville, TN.

 

last date: 15 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9074

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IVC

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1942 - First flight, at Fairchild Aircraft Canada

 

Prototype Mk. IVC with Wright Cyclone engines.  Taken on strength by No. 3 Training command on 29 June 1942.  Tested at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario From July 1942, by the Test and Development Establishment.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 1 May 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 8 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9075

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command

 

With the Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario from 12 January 1942, for investigations into installation of bomb bay door operating mechanism.  Category C10 damage at 10:00 on 20 April 1942 at Rockcliffe, when a severe case of hanger rash on the nose and one wing tip resulted from a brake failure.  Was repaired.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot, 1 February to 1 March 1944, probably for conversion to target tug.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To stored reserve on 14 May 1945.  Pending disposal from 25 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, reported with 252:00 total time.

 

last date: 6 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9076

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Intended for No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  To stored reserve with Eastern Air Command on 20 January 1942.  On the books of No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB by 3 February 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 18 March 1942.  Intended for Western Air Command from 24 March 1943, but this was cancelled.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 19 April 1943 for salvage.

 

last date: 7 May 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9077

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First Assigned to No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS, coded "K".  To Western Air Command on 20 June 1942, for use by No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver for crash repairs, 28 April to 4 December 1943.  To storage with Western Air Command when completed, issued from storage on3 March 1944.  Back to storage on 5 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 485:75 total time, 61:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9078

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First Assigned to No. 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  To storage on 20 January 1942.  By 2 February 1942 on the books of No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB.  To Western Air Command on 17 April 1942.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 16 September 1943.  Issued from storage on 28 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 7 June 1944, for conversion to target tug.  To No. 2 Training Command on 23 July 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 2 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1945.  Stored at MacDonald.

 

last date: 12 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9079

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Originally intended for Eastern Air Command but diverted to No. 1 Training Command before acceptance.  To storage with Western Air Command on 1 March 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 22 Sub-Repair Depot on 1 October 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 January 1945.  To No. 22 Sub-Repair Depot on 30 November 1945, back to Western Air Command on 15 December 1945, always stored.  Reported with 224:10 total time while stored at Sea Island.

 

last date: 21 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9080

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Originally intended for Eastern Air Command but diverted to No. 1 Training Command before acceptance.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for conversion to target tug, 6 October 1942.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 12 February 1943, delivered on 11 May 1943.  To No. 9 Repair Depot for reconditioning, 21 September 1944.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 8 January 1945.  Stored by No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 298:25 total time.  Delivered with Mercury XV engines, noted with Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9081

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Originally intended for Eastern Air Command but diverted to No. 1 Training Command before acceptance.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs on 31 July 1942.  Converted to instructional airframe, effective from 10 November 1942.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on that date, for use at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 8 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9082

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 February 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Originally intended for Eastern Air Command but diverted to No. 1 Training Command before acceptance.  To Western Air Command on 11 February 1943, for use in radio calibration work.  To storage on 25 November 1943.  To Western Air Command on 16 March 1944 for use by No. 5 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Boundary Bay, BC, having been converted to target tug.  To workshop reserve at Boundary Bay on 19 October 1944, noted as "Hanger Queen, surplus to requirements".  Pending disposal from 1 October 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 452:55 total time.

 

last date: 9 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9083

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  By 3 February 1942 on the books of No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB.  To No. 1 Training Command on 18 March 1942.  To stored reserve with Eastern Air Command on 25 January 1943.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 6 October 1944 for inspection and redoping.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 2 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  By 27 November 1945 stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Jarvis, Ontario, pending disposal there from 5 March 1946, when it was noted with 264:45 total time.

 

last date: 10 December 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9084

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 February 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To Western Air Command on 16 February 1943, for use in radio calibration work.  Crashed into Mill Bay, 7 miles south of Patricia Bay, on 16 March 1943.  Crash reported by No. 122 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.

 

last date: 31 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9085

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

First Bolingbroke to be fitted with Mercury XX engines, in January 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 7 December 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 April 1944, for use by No. 10 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Category B crash shortly after delivery to this unit.  Repair assigned to Fairchild Canada working party already at that unit, on 19 May 1944.  Repairs completed by 14 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage with Eastern Air Command on 20 June 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 October 1945.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, PQ, but possibly stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Mount Pleasant.

 

last date: 6 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9086

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To No. 6 Repair Depot, 29 July 1943 to 7 January 1944.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for emergency ski trials with the Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 11 December 1944.  Stored by No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ, where it was noted with 318:10 total time.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9087

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To stored reserve with Eastern Air Command on 25 January 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ on 6 October 1944.  Pending disposal from 7 December 1944.  Reported as used for ski trials, but not confirmed by Record Cards.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9088

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To Western Air Command on 11 February 1943, for use of radio calibration work.  Used as target tug by No. 122 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1944.  To storage on 22 March 1944, converted to target tug at this time.  Issued from storage on 17 May 1944, for use by No. 5 Operational Training Unit at boundary Bay, BC.  Pending disposal from 20 July(?) 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 495:15 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9089

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To Western Air Command on 5 January 1943.  Served with No. 147 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Sea Island or Tofino, BC, c.1943 to 1944.  Flew this squadron's last operational flight, submarine patrol from Tofino, on 29 February 1944.  To storage on 5 April 1944, following the disbandment of 147 Squadron.  Pending disposal from 15 July 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 595:50 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9090

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Category C damage at 12:45 on 31 January 1942, at St. Eustache, PQ (about 20 miles north-west of Fairchild factory), en route to Eastern Air Command.  To No. 3 Training Command on 4 February 1942.  To Noorduyn aircraft for crash repairs on 17 February 1942, with 1:00 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command on 20 June 1942.  To Western Air Command on 3 August 1942.  To storage on 22 February 1944.  Issued from storage on 17 May 1944, for use by No. 5 Operational Training unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 6 September 1945, for strike off following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 18 October 1945 - Struck off

9091

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

Assigned to No. 1 Training Command for use at No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To Western Air Command on 5 January 1943.  Served with No. 163 (AC) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, mid 1943.  Used for photographic survey work along west coast.  To storage on 25 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 327:25 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9092

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 February 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To storage on 9 September 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 17 June 1944 for conversion to a target tug, but conversion was cancelled.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 4 April 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 13:10 total time.

 

last date: 1 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9093

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To Western Air Command on 18 January 1943.  Served with No. 163 (AC) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, mid 1943.  Used for photographic survey work along west coast.  To storage on 25 November 1943, converted to target tug during this time.  Issued from storage on 12 April 1944, for use by No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To workshop reserve at No. 3 Repair Depot on 8 August 1945.  Delivered with Mercury XV engines, noted with Mercury XX STAR engines when struck off.

 

last date: 6 September 1945 - Struck off and stored at No. 3 Repair Depot

9094

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

Used by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Category B damage at Jarvis, at 16:21 on 11 May 1942.  Crashed on take off, following engine failure.  To Western Air Command on 11 February 1943, for use in radio calibration work.  To storage from February to 17 May 1944, converted to target tug during this time.  Pending disposal from 20 January 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 565:15 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9095

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

Assigned to No. 1 Training Command for use at a Bombing & Gunnery School.  To storage with Western Air Command on 1 March 1943, noted as "to be held until necessary equipment available for conversion to target tower".  Issued from storage on 21 October 1943, with conversion complete.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines for crash repairs, 6 March to 15 September 1944.  to storage with Western Air Command when completed.  Issued from storage in October 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 December 1945, stored at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  By 1 May 1946 on the books of No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay.

 

last date: 7 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9096

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

To Eastern Air Command on 12 February 1943, for radio calibration work.  Category A crash at 18:31 on 2 April 1945, approximately 3/4 mile north-west of Port George, in the Bay of Fundy.  Aircraft sank after crashing.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot for strike off on 4 April 1945.

 

last date: 19 April 1945 - Struck off

9097

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  Major crash on 28 January 1943 near Winnipeg, while transferring to Western Air Command.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg for repairs on 10 February 1943.  Noted as transferred from JATP to Home War Establishment same date.  To Western Air Command on 15 June 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver, on 27 November 1943.  To stored reserve with Western air Command on 27 October 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 304:55 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

9098

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

Probably used by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Category A crash at Jarvis on 9 September 1942.

 

last date: 7 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9099

Bristol

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., Longueuil PQ

Bolingbroke

Mk. IV

 

 

142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1942 - Taken on strength No. 1 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To Western Air Command on 5 January 1943.  Served with No. 163 (AC) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, mid 1943.  Used for photographic survey work along west coast.  To storage on 5 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1945.  By 1 May 1946 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, where it was noted with 522:00 total time.

 

last date: 6 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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