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IWM catalogue record

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

Aerial photograph of Saltby airfield looking north, the control tower and airfield code are beneath the wood on the upper right, 16 April 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1431. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Saltby

    Military site : airfield
    Initially a grass airfield satellite to RAF Cottesmore, Saltby opened in August 1941 as the home of No. 14 OTU, but closed for development in August 1943. When allocated to the Ninth Air Force in February 1944, it had three concrete runways, 33 loop...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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