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Sadberge

Major
Also known as: RAF Sadberge / RNAS Sadberge / Sadberge Landing Ground
County: Darlington
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1917 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

One less well documented World War One landing ground was Sadberge. First used by the RNAS but then later towards the end of the conflict by RAF Home Defence fighters of No 36 Squadron, Bristol F2bs then being available to this unit. Closure of this airfield followed during 1919 as with many other landing grounds.

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

  • Morton Palms Parish Meeting
  • Sadberge Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 36 Sqn

Photographs of the plaque at Sadberge. Courtesy of Alastair Mackenzie

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