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Aerial photograph of Heston looking west, 24 April 1942. Photograph taken by No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, sortie number RAF/HLA/499. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

The technical site is on the left of the airfield, the white space is where the Dawbarn hangar stood. It was destroyed by a German parachute mine on 19 September 1940.

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Aerial photograph of Heston looking east, 24 April 1942. Photograph taken by No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, sortie number RAF/HLA/499. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Heston

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1929 as a civil, private Air Park, Heston was the first airfield in Britain to have an ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 09:23:50 Emily Changes to caption
Sources

Information provided by Lawrence Hole Yahoo Heston Airfield Group

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2015 10:45:35 Emily Changes to caption
Sources

Rolandrat98 has pointed out that he image was upside-down when catalogued, so with this orientation it is looking west.

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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