AIRCRAFT PROFILE

Aircraft:

LL796

Type:

Lancaster Mk. I

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AIRCRAFT HISTORY

Date

Event

Sqn Code

Change of Sqn Code based on Flight Record created

UL-T2

01 Jan 1942

Change of Sqn Code based on Flight Record created

25 Nov 1943

Initial record to be updated when first event found

UL-T2

576 Squadron OPERATIONS

Code

Date

Operation

Captain

Events

UL-T2

15 Feb 1944

BERLIN

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb 'cookie', 56x 30lb and 1122x 4lb incendiaries. Fg Off G A J Wood's 'second dickie' operation.

UL-T2

19 Feb 1944

LEIPZIG

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area Load: 1x 4000lb 'cookie', 56x 30lb and 1122x 4lb incendiaries.

UL-T2

20 Feb 1944

STUTTGART

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb 'cookie', 56x 30lb and 1122x 4lb incendiaries.

UL-T2

24 Feb 1944

SCHWEINFURT

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb 'cookie', 56x 30lb and 1122x 4lb incendiaries.

UL-T2

15 Mar 1944

STUTTGART

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 96x 30lb and 750x 4lb incendiaries. Abortive and returned early due to starboard inner engine failure. Sgt D G C Thorpe's 'second dickie' operation.

UL-T2

18 Mar 1944

FRANKFURT

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 108x 30lb and1062x 4lb incendiaries. Neither Sgt Mulholland nor Sgt Arlott were on this operation and were replaced respectively by Sgt A G Wright (probably) and Sgt A W Knapp. Flt Sgt D G C Thorpe accompanied the crew on his second 'second dickie' operation.

UL-T2

22 Mar 1944

FRANKFURT

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 108x 30lb and 1062x 4lb incendiaries. Normal gunners Sgts Morrison and Mulrooney were replaced by Sgts E R Leatham and A G Wright (reason unknown).

UL-T2

24 Mar 1944

BERLIN

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 108x 30lb and 924x 4lb incendiaries. Diverted to Enstone, Oxfordshire.

UL-T2

26 Mar 1944

ESSEN

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 108x 30lb and 1170x 4lb incendiaries Mulholland noted in his logbook, 'Very heavy flak. Great number of searchlights. Window used to good effect'.

UL-T2

30 Mar 1944

NUREMBURG

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Target: Built-up area. Load: 1x 4000lb ‘cookie’, 108x 30lb and 1020x 4lb incendiaries

UL-T2

24 Apr 1944

KARLSRUHE

Flt Sgt A.H. Young

Target: Built-up area. Load: Not established.

UL-T2

07 May 1944

AUBIGNE-RACAN

Sgt J.R. Stedman

Target: Ammunition Depot

UL-T2

19 May 1944

ORLEANS

Plt Off H.M.C. Thomas

Fleury-les-Aubrais marshalling yards. Load: 11x 1000lb, 4x 500lb bombs.

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