No 277 Squadron was formed on 22 December 1941 at Stapleford Tawney from air-sea rescue detachments at Martlesham Heath, Hawkinge, Shoreham and.
No. 277 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as an air-sea rescue unit in World War II. Contents. [hide]. 1 History. 1.1 Formation in World War.
Squadron History details from the Aviation Directory - No. 277 Sqn RAF.
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German Graves in UK. Create a book Download as PDF Printable version. While general supply drops could be left to the rest of No. Air Member for Personnel. Australian War Memorial Collection Search AWM. Bunn were never recovered. Researched by Colin Bamford for Aircrew Remembered and dedicated to the relatives and friends of the crew.
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Hurricanes , Defiants , Spitfires and Ansons were then supplied, the fighter aircraft being used for spotting downed aircrew at sea. Brenner, RCAF lesds me to a query about a squadron and crew which rescued him. Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment. Operation: Air Sea Rescue While so many aircrews were lost defending the British Isles or attacking targets held by the enemy, others were lost in the relatively unheralded support roles of Ferry Command, weather reconnaissance and Air-Sea Rescue. Air Member for Materiel. The squadron kept its Lysanders and Walruses for the entire period, but also operated Defiants, Spitfires, Sea Otters and even the Vickers Warwick.