Avro Lancaster Mk.BI & Mk.BIII

HA-Q pt2

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LANC HAQ SAMPLE

350 Mk.I built by Armstrong Whitworth Ltd, Bagington (Third Batch)

Delivered between November 1943 to August 1944 Contract a/c 239/SAS/C4(C)

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LM187 XH-H From 90 Sqn 07.12.1944. Crashed in Belgium while returning from Neuss 7.1.45.
LM257 HA-P From XV Sqd 25.07.1944
LM258 From 514 Sqn (date not recorded). FTR Vincly 25.8.44.
LM281 HA-F/T/E From XV Sqd 30.07.1944. FTR Cologne 28.1.45.
LM282 XH-C From 622 Sqn 22.10.1944. To 138 Sqn 23.06.1945.

350 Mk.I & III’s built by A.V Roe & Co Ltd (Yeadon) (Sixth production)

Delivered between November 1942 to October 1944 to Contract 1807

LM577 HA-Q From 622 Sqn.
LM753 XH-B From 195 Sqn 11.03.1945.

200 Mk.I & Mk.III’s built by A.V Roe & Co Ltd  (Yeadon) (Seventh production)

Delivered between October 1944 to March 1945 Contract 2019

ME303 XH-K 06.10.1944 (Mk.B.III)
ME350 HA-L 21.10.1944. To 138 Sqn 26.06.1945
ME352 From 32 MU 25.11.1944. To 149 Sqn.
ME428 To 550 Sqn.
ME438 HA-H / XH-H 04.01.1945. To 7 Sqd 04.08.1945
ME545 XH-L From 186 Sqd 23.03.1945. To 23 MU (Mk.B.III)
ME842 HA-G/R From 514 Sqn (date not recorded).To 115 Sqd 23.09.1945
ME860 XH-G From 90 Sqn 07.12.1944. To 10 MU 04.08.1945

400 Mk.I’s built by  Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd (Fourth production

Delivered between  July 1944 and February 1945 to Contract 239/SASC4(C)

NF906 HA-B 31.07.1944  FTR Frankfurt 12/13.9.44.
NF911 HA-F 04.08.1944 FTR Frankfurt 12/13.9.44.
NF916  09.08.1944. To XV Sqn 22.10.1944.
NF926 HA-X 23.08.1944.  FTR Vohwinkel 31.12.44.
NF934 16.09.1944. To 149 Sqd 10.12.1944
NF955 HA-H 18.08.1944. Crashed on take-off from Chedburgh when bound for Bad Oldesloe 24.4.45.
NF956 HA-E 21.08.1944.
NF994 HA-N From 186 sqd 22.10.1944. Crashed while trying to land at Chedburgh following early return from Bremen 22.4.45.

400 Mk.I’s built by  Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd(Fourth production

Delivered between  July 1944 and February 1945 to Contract 239/SAS/C4(C)

NG130 From 195 Sqd 29.04.1945. To 138 Sqd 23.06.1945
NG187 HA-J From 195 Sqn 11.03.1945.To 138 Sqn 21.06.1945
NG284 From 186 sqd 18.03.1945. To 5 MU
NG330 HA-M 19.11.1944. FTR Vohwinkel 31.12.44.
NG335 23.11.1944. To 149 Sqn 06.12.1944
NG362 25.11.1944. To 149 Sqn 06.12.1944.
NG408 From 186 Sqd 18.09.1944. To 5 MU
NG450 XH-B/HA-B From 195 Sqn 07.11.1945. FTR Gelsenkirchen 22.2.45.
NG462 HA-B 01.02.1945. To 90 Sqd 30.06.1945
NG463 HA-F / XH-F 01.02.1945. To 7 Sqd 04.08.1945
NG467 From 186 Sqdn  18.07.1945

100 Mk.I’s built by Austin Motors Ltd Longbridge, Birmingham (First production)

Delivered between March 1944 to February 1945 to Contract 2827 

NN704 HA-S From XV Sqn 30.08.1944. To 514 Sqn 20.07.1945.
NN716 XH-A/Y 15.09.1944. To 514 Sqd 21.07.1945
NN740 From 195 Sqd 18.05.1945. To 514 Sqd 26.07.1945

722 Mk.I & Mk.III’s built by A.V Roe & C0 Ltd, Chadderton (Ninth production

Delivered between June 1944 to March 1945 to Contract 1807

PB259 HA-A From 514 Sqn 08.10.1944. To XV Sqn 22.10.1944(Mk.B.III)
PB291 HA-O/C From 514 Sqn (No date given).(Mk.B.III)
PB352 From 460 Sqn (No date given)(Mk.B.III)
PB674 HA-Q From XV Sqn 22.10.1944. FTR Witten 12.12.44.
PB721 From 32 MU 22.10.1944. To 115 Sqn 20.07.1945.
PB766 XH-C 15.11.1944. Ditched off Felixstowe on return from Witten 12.12.44.
PB768 XH-B 15.11.1944. FTR Vohwinkel. Shot down by US flak 2.1.45.
PB837 From 32 MU. To 195 Sqn 23.12.1944.

200 Mk.I’s built by Metropolitan-Vickers-Ltd (Fourth production) 

Delivered between June 1944 and December 1944 to Contract 2221 

PD223 HA-U From XV Sqd 30.07.1944. To 7 Sqd 04.08.1945
PD229 XH-D From 622 Sqn 09.09.1944.
PD234 31.07.1944. To XV Sqn 22.10.1944.
PD252 HA-D 04.08.1944.  FTR Rüsselsheim 12/13.8.44.
PD256 HA-B/J/X 06.08.1944. To 514 Sqn 21.07.1945.
PD262 HA-G 11.08.1944.  FTR Frankfurt 12/13.9.44.
PD277 HA-A 24.08.1944. To 115 Sqn 23.07.1945.
PD278 HA-V 24.08.1944.  FTR Dessau 7/8.3.45.
PD279 HA-W 25.08.1944. 15 MU 13.08.1945
PD288 HA-H/XH-F 27.08.1944. To 514 Sqn 21.07.1945
PD296 HA-B 01.09.1944.  FTR Cologne 28.1.45.
PD323 HA-K 15.09.1944. To 38 MU 27.06.1945
PD364 HA-R/T 10.10.1944. To 7 Sqd 04.08.1945.
PD374 HA-C From 186 Sqd 22.10.1944. FTR Homburg 8.11.44.
PD426 From 32 MU 18.12.1944. To 195 Sqn 28.12.1944.
PD439 XH-J 05.12.1944. To 514 Sqn 21.07.1945.
PD440 05.12.1944. To 138 sqd 24.06.1945.

121 Mk.I’s Built by Metropolitan-Vickers Ltd  (Sixth production)

Delivered December 1944 to April 1945 to Contract 2221

RA522 HA-V From 186 Sqn 08.03.1945
RA532 HA-L / XH-L 21.02.1945. Emergency landing at Brussels-Evere on return from Gelsenkirchen.19.3.45. Damaged beyond repair.
RA569 From 186 Sqd 18.07.1945
RA570 From 186 Sqd 18.04.1945
RA577 From 186 Sqd 18.07.1945
RA580 From 186 Sqd 28.07.1945

400 Mk.I’s & Mk.III’s built by  Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd (Fifth production)

Delivered between  February 1945 to May 1945 to Contract 239/SAS/C4(C)

RF133 HA-M 14.02.1945 To 7 Sqd 04.08.1945

100 Mk.Is built by Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Castle Bromwich (Second production) 

Delivered between February 1945 to August 1945 to Contract 1336/SAS/C4(c) 

PP679 From 138 Sqd 24.06.1945
PP680 From 90 Sqd 28.06.1945
PP682 From 90 Sqd 30.06.1945

200 Mk.I built by Vickers Armstrong Castle Bromwich (First production)

Delivered between December 1943 to February 1945 Contract C1336/SAS/C4(c)

HK682 From 138 Sqd 20.06.1945
HK694 From 138 Sqn 24.06.1945

37 Mk.I’s built by Metropolitan-Vickers, Manchester (Seventh production)

Delivered between November 1944 and December 1944 to Contract 2221

SW267 Via 186 Sqd
SW269 HA-R From 186 Sqd 18.07.1945
SW272 From 186 Sqd 18.07.1945
SW275 From 186 Sqd 18.07.1945

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