RAF Snaith [entry point]


RAF Snaith [entry point]


RAF Snaith was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west of Goole.

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It opened with tarmac runways in July 1941 as part of 1 Group. 150 Squadron with Wellingtons were resident until October 1942 when the station transferred to 4 Group. 51 Squadron with Halifaxes took up occupancy until the end of the war. In June 1943 an explosion in the bomb dump killed 18 ground personnel. 578 Squadron was formed in January 1944 with Halifaxes but soon moved out.

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“RAF Snaith [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 26, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5709.

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