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2007 (© Ian Johnson)
RAF Cluntoe airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for all Commands 12779/41
Tower:
Derelict in 2007
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Originally planned as an RAF bomber OTU, construction started 12/40 but not completed until 07/42. 10/42 to 08/42, Airfield used as an emergency landing ground.
30/08/43, Cluntoe airfield transferred to USAAF and No. 4 Combat Crew Replacement Center opened 11/43 training B-17 crews. 02/44, B-24 crew training began. 03/44, Redesignated No. 2 CCRC and closed 11/44.
11/44, Transferred to RAF control and airfield closed 06/45. Airfield refurbished and reopened with No. 2 Flying Training School 02/53, this moved to Hullavington 05/54 and the airfield finally cosed in 1955.
RAF Cluntoe airfield
2007 (© Ian Johnson)
RAF Station
Airfield:
CCRC, FTS
Opened:
10/1942
Closed:
/1955
Code:
UK
USAAF Station:
238
Runways:
3x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
4x - T2
County:
Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Location:
10 miles SE of Cookstown
OS Ref:
H945755
©:
All photographs copyright © Ian Johnson
RAF Cluntoe airfield
2007 (© Ian Johnson)
RAF Cluntoe airfield
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