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East Wretham

Also known as: East Wretham Aerodrome / RAF East Wretham / USAAF Station 133 / Wretham
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Army land
Date: 1940 - 1 July 1948
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber (main role) / Fighter (main role) / Trainer

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

  • St. Ethelbert's Church, East Wretham
  • Wretham Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 311 Sqn

  • 359th FG

  • 368th FS
  • 369th FS
  • 370th FS
  • No 1429 (Czech Operational Training) Flight

  • No 1657 HCU
  • No 1678 Heavy Conversion Flight

  • No 2715 Sqn RAF Regiment 
  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 4243 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment

No 311 Squadron (Czech) at East Wretham, 1941. Courtesy of Zoran Petek

Photographs of the 359th Fighter Group at East Wretham, 1943-1945. Courtesy of Janet Fogg

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