109 Squadron [concept]


109 Squadron [concept]


109 Squadron was reformed at RAF Boscombe Down in 1940 as part of the Wireless Intelligence Development Unit. IN 1942, its new role was to assist in the development of the Oboe navigation aid. In August 1943 the squadron moved to RAF Wyton, and became part of the No.8 Group, the Pathfinder Force. It became operational 20 December 1943 and remained part of 8 Group for the rest of the war.
It was stationed at: RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Tempsford, RAF Stradishall, RAF Wyton, RAF Marham and RAF Little Staunton. Aircraft flown included: Whitley, Anson, Wellington, Lancaster and Mosquito.
Wartime losses: 62


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Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin


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