No. 291 Squadron (RAF): Second World War

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No.291 Squadron was an anti-aircraft cooperation squadron formed to provide target towing aircraft along the East Coast of England. The squadron was formed on 1 December 1943 from three existing anti-aircraft cooperation flights (Nos.1613, 1629 and 1634) at Hutton Cranswick, where it was based for the rest of the war. The squadron remained at Hutton Cranswick until it was disbanded on 26 June 1945.

December 1943-January 1944: Hawker Henley III
December 1943-June 1945: Martinet I
March 1944-June 1945: Hawker Hurricane IIC
November 1944-June 1945: Vultee Vengeance II

December 1943-June 1945: Hutton Cranswick

Squadron Codes: B

1943-1945: Anti-aircraft cooperation



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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (6 October 2011), No. 291 Squadron (RAF): Second World War,

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