RAF Snaith [concept]


RAF Snaith [concept]


RAF Snaith was in Yorkshire seven miles south west of Goole, close to the village of Pollington. Construction began in 1940 and it opened with tarmac runways in 1941 as part of 1 Group. It was transferred to 4 Group in October 1942. It closed in 1946.

It was home to: 51 Squadron, 150 Squadron, 266 Squadron, 578 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Halifax, Wellington, Typhoon and Oxford.

Wartime losses: 896


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Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin
Trevor Hardcastle
Terry Hancock


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