207 Squadron [concept]

Title

207 Squadron [concept]

Description

207 Squadron was equipped with Battles in 1939 and became part of 12 Operational Training Unit. The Squadron was re-formed in November 1940 at RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group Bomber Command to bring the new Manchesters into operational service. They converted to Lancasters in March 1942. The squadron moved to RAF Bottesford and RAF Langar before being the first squadron to operate from RAF Spilsby in October 1943. It was disbanded in March 1950.
It was stationed at: RAF Waddington, RAF Bottesford, RAF Langar, RAF Spilsby.
Aircraft flown included: Battle, Manchester and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 949

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Cowan

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“207 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6320.

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