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Hunsdon (South Hunsdon)

Major

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Operation Jericho, the special raid on Amiens Prison in France by Mosquitoes of No 140 Wing from Hunsdon during February 18 1944 to breach the jail’s walls and liberate captured Resistance fighters, succeeded in freeing 258 prisoners from certain death and killing many of their German guards.

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Also known as: Hunsdon Aerodrome / RAF Hunsdon
County: Hertfordshire
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland
Date: 1941 - 1947
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Eastwick & Gilston Parish Council
  • Hunsdon Local History & Preservation Society
  • Hunsdon Parish Council
  • Hunsdon Village Hall
  • Ropemaker Properties Limited

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Falcon Motor Club

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Eastwick & Gilston Community Website
  • Hunsdon Village Web

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 Sqn

  • No 4 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 9 Personnel Despatch Centre

  • No 21 Sqn

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 85 Sqn

  • No 140 Airfield

  • No 147 (Night Fighter) Wing

  • No 148 (Night Fighter) Wing

  • No 151 Sqn

  • No 154 Sqn

  • No 157 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 285 Sqn

  • No 287 Sqn

  • No 409 Sqn

  • No 410 Sqn

  • No 418 Sqn

  • No 441 Sqn

  • No 442 Sqn

  • No 464 Sqn

  • No 487 Sqn

  • No 488 Sqn

  • No 501 Sqn

  • No 515 Sqn

  • No 530 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 1451 (Fighter) Flight

  • No 1459 (Fighter) Flight

  • No 1530 BAT Flight

  • No 2715 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2725 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2727 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2730 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2734 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2787 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2812 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Hunsdon Microlight Club
Decoy Airfield(s):

Braughing

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