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2004 (© Robert Truman)
Montford Bridge airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Fighter Satellite Stations 17658/40, later updated with two storey side extension with observation room 7332/42
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Few
History:
04/42 to 06/45, No. 61 Operational Training Unit day and night flying with Spitfires and Mustang III's, satellite to Rednal, moved to Keevil.
06/45 to 12/45, No. 34 Maintenance Unit scrapping Hotspurs and Masters from Shobdon.
Montford Bridge airfield - No. 61 OTU -
2008 (© Chedd)
RAF Montford Bridge airfield
Airfield:
Fighter OTU
Opened:
04/19142
Closed:
/1945
ID Code:
MD
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac and rubber chippings
Hangars:
7x - Bessoneau, 4x - Blister
County:
Shropshire
Location:
4 miles NW of Shrewsbury
OS Ref:
SJ430170
Links:
Chedd's Montford Bridge photographs
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
Montford Bridge airfield
2008 (© Chedd)
RAF Montford Bridge - No. 61 OTU -
2004 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Montford Bridge airfield - No. 61 OTU -
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