No.679 Squadron

None authorised
Badge
None authorised
Formed
01 December 1943
Disbanded
26 June 1945

No 679 Squadron was formed at Ipswich on 1 December 1943 from Nos. 1616 and 1617 Flights for ant-aircraft co-operation duties. It operated over East Anglia. The unit disbanded on 26 June 1945.


AIRCRAFT

Henley 1943 – 1944
Lysander III 1943 – 1944
Martinet 1943 – 1945
Hurricane II/IV 1943 – 1945
Barracuda 1944 – 1945
Vengeance 1945 – 1945


Reference Sources

The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force
James J Halley Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1988

RAF Squadrons
Wg Cdr C G Jefford Airlife 2001

Coastal Support and Special Squadrons of the RAF and their aircraft
John D R Rawlings Jane’s Publishing 1982


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