THE ELITE 100 CLUB

Only 34 Bomber Command Lancaster Bombers completed more than 100 operations during WW11, of these 6 were with No.50 and No.61 Squadrons.

LM274 QR-F of 61 Squadron completed 138 operations and was then retired.

 

ED860 QR-N "Nan" of 61 Sqn completed 130 operations. Crashed 28 October 1944 returning from a raid to Bergen. Also served with 156 Squadron.

EE176 QR-M "Mickey the Moocher" of 61 Squadron completed 128 operations. Retired and scrapped.

 

Also served with 7 Squadron, 97 Squadron and BOAC Training facility.

ED588 VN-G of 50 Squadron completed 128 operations. Failed to return on 30 August 1944 from a raid to Konigsburg. Also served with 97 Squadron.

JB138 QR-J "Just Jane" of 61 Squadron completed 120 operations. Scrapped.

Also served with No.5 Lancaster Finishing School and No.4 School of Technical Training.

LL843 of 61 Squadron completed 118 operations. Scrapped 7 May 1947. Also served with 467 Squadron, 1659 CU, 279 Squadron and 20 MU.