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RAF Ludford Magna



Reference Name MLI84491

Name:
RAF Ludford Magna

Summary:
RAF Ludford Magna was a second world war airfield opened in 1943, and was closed in 1963.

Location:
HAINTON, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
SIXHILLS, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
LUDFORD, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
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RAF Ludford Magna was opened in June 1943. Lancasters flew from there until October 1945, and it was FIDO equipped (FIDO was a fog dispersal system). From 1959 to 1963 it was a Thor missile base. It was closed in May 1963. {1}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: HANCOCK, T.N.. 1978. BOMBER COUNTY. page 121

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