426 Squadron [concept]

Title

426 Squadron [concept]
Thunderbird Squadron; [concept]

Description

426 Squadron was formed in October 1942 as part of 4 Group Bomber Command, transferring to 6 Group in January 1943. It flew with the Group until it was moved into Transport Command in June 1945 and flew trooping flights until it disbanded in December 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF Dishforth, RAF Linton-on-Ouse, RAF Driffield and RAF Tempsford.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Lancaster, Halifax and B-24.
Wartime losses: 428

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Terry Hancock

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“426 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 20, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6343.

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