99 Squadron RAF

 Reformed on April 1, 1924, the squadron served in the United Kingdom until January 14, 1942 when it departed for India.

It was initially equipped with Wellington III's and X's, and started bombing raids on Burma in November 1942.

In September 1944 the squadron converted to Liberators.

The squadron was disbanded on November 15, 1945.

Squadron Bases in India

  • Ambala: June 6, 1942 to September 18, 1942
  • Pandaveswar: September 19, 1942 to October 24, 1942
  • Digri: October 25, 1942 to April 11, 1943
  • Chaklala: April 12, 1943 to May 22, 1943
  • Jessore: May 23, 1943 to September 25, 1944
  • Dhubalia: September 26, 1944 to July 28, 1944
  • Cocos Island: July 29, 1945 to November 15, 1945

 

Aircraft types flown
(While in India)

  • Wellington III: October 1942 to November 1943
  • Wellington X: June 1943 to September 1944
  • Wellington XI: October 1943 to December 1943
  • Liberator VI: September 1944 to November 1945

 

 

Liberators listed as serving with 99 Squadron
(Includes the "fates" of the aircraft.)

Martin Bond's 99 Squadron Web Site
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Updated November 11, 2003