RAF Riccall [concept]


RAF Riccall [concept]


RAF Riccall was in Yorkshire three miles north east from Selby. Construction began in 1941 and it opened in September 1942 with concrete runways. 76 and 78 Conversion Flights arrived that month and combined in October to form 1658 Heavy Conversion Unit this flew from the station until April 1945 when Riccall transferred to Transport Command. After the war the airfield was used for storage until 1957 when it closed.
Aircraft flown included: Halifax.
Wartime losses: 116


IBCC Digital Archive


Terry Hancock


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