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Pluckley

Major
Also known as: Ashford / Pluckley Landing Ground / RAF Pluckley / RFC Pluckley
County: Kent
Current Status: Farmland
Date: January 1917 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment June)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Various fighter types of No 50 Squadron initially had Pluckley available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One. By the late summer of 1918 No 112 Squadron had taken charge of the landing ground, Sopwith Camels remaining in service for this unit after the end of fighting.

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Pluckley Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 50 Sqn
  • No 112 Sqn

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