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No. 116 Squadron RCAF
Country Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957).svg Canada
Branch Air Force Ensign of Canada (1941-1968) Royal Canadian Air Force
Allegiance Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957).svg Canada
Service history
Active 1938-1939, 1941-1945
Role Bomber Reconnaissance
Part of RCAF Eastern Air Command
Battles Second World War

No. 116 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron was a Royal Canadian Air Force squadron that was active during the Second World War. It was originally formed as a Coast Artillery Co-operation squadron and then a fighter squadron before being disbanded in 1939, and then reformed in 1941. It was primarily used in an anti-submarine role and was based at Dartmouth and Sydney, Nova Scotia and Gander, Newfoundland. The squadron flew the Catalina and Canso before disbanding on 20 June 1945.[1]


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