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1969 (© Peter Broom)
RAF Foulsham airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section 518/40
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
10/42 to 8/43, 98 and 108 Sqns, the first RAF Sqns operational with Mitchell bombers, 10 being lost in action from this airfield.
9/43 to 11/43, 514 Sqn formed here with Lancasters.
9/43 to 11/43, 1678 HCU with Lancasters.
11/43 to 8/45, 192 Sqn with Halifax, Mosquito and Wellingtons.
12/44 to 9/45, 462 Sqn with Halifaxes.
Airfield closed post-war, used by USAF ground units1954-55, sold off in the 1980's.
1972 (© Fred Cubberley)
RAF Station
Airfield:
Operational bomber
Opened:
5/1942
Closed:
/1945
Code:
FU
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3 tarmac with wood chips, FIDO equipped from 1944
Hangars:
1x - B1, 9x - T2
County:
Norfolk
Location:
8 miles NE of Dereham
OS Ref:
TG028269
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RAF Foulsham airfield
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