RAF Melbourne [concept]

Title

RAF Melbourne [concept]

Description

RAF Melbourne was in Yorkshire four miles south west from Pocklington. Construction began in 1940 and it opened in that month as a grass relief landing ground. Runways were then laid and 10 Squadron moved in in August 1942. It was FIDO equipped and closed in 1954.
It was home to: 10 Squadron
Aircraft flown included: Halifax, C-47 and Oxford.
Wartime losses: 585

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Terry Hancock

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Citation

“RAF Melbourne [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 20, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6451.

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