Unit History: RAF Benbecula

RAF Benbecula
Location: Isle of Benbecula
RAF Benbecula was a civil airfield called Balivanich used by Scottish Airways.
1942 to 1943, 206 Squadron  was formed here with Hudsons then Fortress’ on anti-submarine patrols.
1943 , 220 Squadron Fortress’ from Aldergrove.
1944 , 179 Squadron with Wellingtons from Chivenor.
1944 to 1945, 304 Squadron with Wellingtons from
Chivenor.
1945 , 36 Sqn Wellingtons.
1946, Airfield transferred to BEA for civil
aviation.
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