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No. 102 Squadron RAAF
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A No. 102 Squadron B-24 Liberator undergoing a routine inspection in 1945
Active 31 May 1945 – 19 March 1946
Country  Australia
Branch Royal Australian Air Force
Role Heavy bomber
Base Cecil Plains
Engagements World War II
Aircraft flown
Bomber B-24 Liberator

No. 102 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force heavy bomber squadron of World War II. The Squadron was only active for less than nine months before being disbanded. No. 102 Squadron was formed at Cecil Plains on 31 May 1945. The Squadron's B-24 Liberator bombers arrived in July. While the Squadron began training on these aircraft, the war ended before it reached operational status. Following the end of the war the Squadron operated in the transport role before being disbanded on 19 March 1946.[1]

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Notes[]

  1. Eather 1995, p. 102.

References[]

  • Eather, Steve (1995). Flying Squadrons of the Australian Defence Force. Weston Creek, ACT: Aerospace Publications. ISBN 1-875671-15-3. 


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