106 Squadron [concept]


106 Squadron [concept]


106 Squadron was formed in 1917 and reformed in 1938. At first it was a reserve bomber squadron flying Hampdens as part of 5 Group stationed at RAF Cottesmore. It moved to RAF Finningley and RAF Coningsby where it converted to Manchesters and then Lancasters in 1942. It then moved to RAF Syerston before moving to RAF Metheringham in November 1943 where it remained until February 1946.
It was stationed at: RAF Cottesmore, RAF Finningley, RAF Coningsby, RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham.
Aircraft flown included: Hampden, Manchester and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 989


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Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin
Gemma Clapton


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