Airfield of the Week - Woodhall Spa

Wing Commander J B Tait, Commanding Officer of No 617 Squadron RAF (fifth from left), standing with his crew by the tail of their Avro Lancaster B Mark I (Special), EE146 'KC-D', at Woodhall Spa, on returning from Lossiemouth, the day after the successful raid on the German battleship TIRPITZ in Tromso Fjord, Norway. © IWM (CH 17864)

 

In this week of the 75th Anniversary of the Dambusters Raid, it is appropriate that Woodhall Spa is our Airfield of the Week, having been home to No 617 Squadron during the Second World War after it had moved from Scampton. Read a history of the airfield and see more photographs and videos, here.

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