L Serials

The following shows the “L Serials” that are known to have been on charge of the squadron.

These were built by Handley Page under contract No. 692649/37

L7244
23/11/1940 FIRST PROTOTYPE (TEMP USE)
03/08/1941 FIRST PROTOTYPE (TEMP USE)

L9486
10/12/1940 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre
13/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
30/03/1941 Incident Non Operational (Incident)
20/08/1941 Returned to Squadron
29/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
02/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
10/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg (Incident)
20/10/1941 Off Charge to Repair
12/11/1941 Returned to Squadron
13/11/1941 Off Charge to 28 Conversion Flight

L9487
04/01/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
13/01/1941 Test Flight Testing (Crash Landed)
14/01/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9488
16/02/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre
12/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg (Aborted)
10/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9489
12/01/1941 On Charge from 37 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre (Failed to Return)
11/03/1941 Off Charge to Loss (blank)

L9490
16/02/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre
12/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
15/04/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
17/07/1941 On the Ground (Incident)
18/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9491
23/03/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Incident)
25/07/1941 Off Charge to Repair
13/10/1941 Returned to Squadron
28/10/1941 Off Charge to 28 Conversion Flight

L9492
01/03/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg (Aborted)
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9493
01/02/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre (Incident)
15/04/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel (Force Landed)
16/04/1941 Off Charge to Loss (Force Landed)

L9494
28/02/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
20/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9495
16/03/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
17/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
17/07/1941 Ferry Flight Ferry Flight? (Crash Landed)
18/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9496
15/02/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
10/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Le Havre
12/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
13/03/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9497
19/07/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin (Crash Landed)
13/08/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9498
21/02/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
15/04/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls (Crash Landed)
13/06/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9499
03/03/1941 On Charge from 37 Maintenance Unit
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls (Incident)
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel (Failed to Return)
01/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9500
12/03/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
17/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
21/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice
02/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
07/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg (Failed to Return)
15/08/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9501
18/03/1941 On Charge from 37 Maintenance Unit
15/04/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel (Incident)
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Forced Landed)
30/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
07/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
24/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Dusseldorf
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg (Failed to Return)
29/08/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9502
25/02/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
15/04/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt (Failed to Return)
08/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9503
23/02/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
05/06/1941 Training (Incident)
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
25/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
30/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
07/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
19/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
29/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
31/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
07/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
13/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
15/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg (Failed to Return)
16/09/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9504
10/03/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
12/05/1941 On Ground (Incident)
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
31/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
07/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin (Incident)
13/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
15/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
19/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
29/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
10/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
14/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
22/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
26/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
31/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg (Incident)
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
08/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
10/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven
21/02/1942 Off Charge to 102 Conversion Flight

L9506
04/04/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls (Incident)
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover (Crash Landed)
16/06/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9507
30/03/1941 On Charge from 37 Maintenance Unit
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
21/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice
25/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin (Failed to Return)
26/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9508
06/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
12/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Huls
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
17/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Incident)
07/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
16/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
19/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
24/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Dusseldorf
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
31/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin (Failed to Return)
03/09/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9509
06/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
11/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg (Incident)
30/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
28/10/1941 Off Charge to Halifax Conversion Flight

L9510
23/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
12/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9511
10/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
15/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
20/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
23/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
26/06/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
21/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Incident)
25/07/1941 Off Charge to Repair
03/12/1941 Returned to Squadron
08/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
10/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven (Incident)
11/01/1942 Off Charge to Repair (blank)
12/02/1942 Returned to Squadron
17/02/1942 Off Charge to Repair (Incident?)
11/06/1942 Returned to Squadron
15/06/1942 Off Charge to 1652 Conversion Unit

L9512
02/06/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
21/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Failed to Return)
25/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9513
30/03/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9514
10/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
25/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9516
15/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
03/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9517
23/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
12/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9518
20/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9519
28/04/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
08/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9521
02/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg (Failed to Return)
09/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9522
03/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
16/06/1941 Off Charge to Repair (Incident?)
03/11/1941 Returned to Squadron
09/11/1941 Off Charge to 28 Conversion Flight

L9523
06/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
12/05/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9524
26/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
07/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
08/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Merseburg
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Incident)
25/07/1941 Off Charge to Repair
12/09/1941 Returned to Squadron
15/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
18/09/1941 Training (Incident)
29/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
10/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen (Incident)
20/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven
22/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim (Incident)
23/10/1941 Off Charge to Repair
21/01/1942 Returned to Squadron
14/02/1942 Off Charge to 10 Squadron

L9525
28/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
15/07/1941 Off Charge to Repair (Date of return not known) (Incident?)
28/10/1941 Off Charge to 28 Conversion Flight

L9526
22/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
30/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
16/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
07/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
10/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Turin (Forced Landed)
11/09/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9527
27/05/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
13/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
19/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Hanover
21/07/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
24/07/1941 Operational Sortie to La Pallice (Failed to Return)
25/07/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9528
02/06/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
06/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9529
02/06/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
06/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9530
04/06/1941 On Charge from 35 Maintenance Unit
06/06/1941 Off Charge to 76 Squadron

L9560
25/06/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
07/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
16/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
24/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Dusseldorf
28/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Duisburg
31/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin (Failed to Return)
03/09/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9566
22/06/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
05/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Karlsruhe
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
19/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
24/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Dusseldorf
29/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Frankfurt
02/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
07/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
10/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Turin (Failed to Return)
11/09/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9568
09/09/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
19/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
29/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
02/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
12/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
20/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven
26/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
09/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
11/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
11/01/1942 Off Charge to 35 Conversion Flight

L9569
02/08/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
31/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
02/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
07/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
10/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Turin (Force Landed)
15/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
19/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
29/09/1941 Operational Sortie to Stettin
02/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
12/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
14/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
22/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Mannheim
26/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
31/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
09/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
09/12/1941 Off Charge to Repair (Incident)
31/01/1942 Returned to Squadron
14/02/1942 Off Charge to 10 Squadron

L9571
01/10/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
21/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Bremen
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
11/01/1942 Off Charge to 35 Conversion Flight

L9572
30/07/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
12/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
14/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Magdeburg
16/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
19/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Kiel
24/08/1941 Operational Sortie to Dusseldorf (Failed to Return)
25/08/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9575
20/10/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
11/01/1942 Off Charge to 35 Conversion Flight

L9579
20/09/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
10/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg (Crash Landed)
13/10/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9580
03/10/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
14/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
21/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Bremen
26/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
31/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
02/11/1941 Off Charge to 28 Conversion Flight

L9582
21/10/1941 On Charge from 45 Maintenance Unit
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
09/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg (Failed to Return)
01/12/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9584
26/10/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
07/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Aachen
07/01/1942 Operational Sortie to St Nazaire
08/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
10/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven
15/01/1942 Off Charge to Repair (Linton Bomb Damage)
10/02/1942 Returned to Squadron
21/02/1942 Off Charge to 102 Conversion Flight

L9600
15/10/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
09/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
11/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne (Failed to Return)
12/12/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9603
22/10/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen (Failed to Return)
08/11/1941 Off Charge to Loss

L9605
16/10/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
31/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
09/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
06/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
25/01/1942 Off Charge to 1652 Conversion Unit

L9606
26/09/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
10/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Essen
12/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
14/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Nuremberg
26/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
31/10/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
07/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Berlin
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
07/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Aachen
11/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
06/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
22/03/1942 Off Charge to Repair (Training Incident)
07/04/1942 Returned to Squadron
30/05/1942 Operational Sortie to Cologne
16/07/1942 Off Charge to Repair (Training Incident)
25/07/1942 Returned to Squadron
26/07/1942 Off Charge to 35 Conversion Flight

L9607
15/10/1941 On Charge from 24 Maintenance Unit
30/10/1941 Off Charge to Repair (Training Incident)
15/04/1942 Returned to Squadron
22/04/1942 Off Charge to 35 Conversion Flight

L9610
09/12/1941 On Charge from 37 Maintenance Unit
15/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Hamburg
24/11/1942 Off Charge to 1652 Conversion Unit