424 Squadron [concept]

Title

424 Squadron [concept]
Tiger Squadron; [concept]

Description

424 Squadron was formed in October 1942 as part of 4 Group Bomber Command, transferring to 6 Group the following January. In May 1943 it was posted to North Africa from where it flew until October 1943 before returning to 6 Group and flying Main Force operations until August 1945. it was disbanded in October 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF Topcliffe, RAF Leeming and RAF Skipton on Swale.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Halifax and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 202

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Terry Hancock

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Citation

“424 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6341.

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