RAF Tuddenham [concept]

Title

RAF Tuddenham [concept]

Description

RAF Tuddenham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Bury St Edmunds.

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It opened as part of 3 Group in October 1943. The station was equipped with the fog dispersal FIDO system. 90 Squadron occupied RAF Tuddenham from October 1943 until the end of the war, first equipped with Stirlings but it converted to Lancasters in May 1944. 186 Squadron was formed at the station with Lancasters in October 1944 but moved out two months later. 138 Squadron arrived early 1945 and became operational with Lancasters in March 1945.

It was home to: 90 Squadron, 138 Squadron and 186 Squadron.

Aircraft flown included: Stirling and Lancaster.

Contributor

Nigel Moore

Citation

“RAF Tuddenham [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24548.

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