united kingdom RAF Lakenheath

Lakenheath, England
united kingdom






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1941 to present

52° 24' 29.87'' N - 0° 33' 24.00'' E
Suffolk, England.
ICAO: EGULIATA: LKZ
Elevation: 32 feet



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Units

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2015/    US 57th ARRSs-55 H-19
2006/    US 56th RQSs-70 H-60 1992/   



News about this location


57th Rescue Squadron named RQS of the year, 12-Oct-16 : The 57th Rescue Squadron has been named the ‘2015-2016 Rescue Squadron of the Year’ by the “That Others May Live” Foundation

USAF PJs in CSAR Demo at RAF Lakenheath, 22-Apr-16 : RAF Lakenheath new drop zone was the scenario for USAF 48th Security Forces Squadron, the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadron showcasing pararescuemen (PJs) in a CSAR demonstration from Pave Hawk helicopter

USAF Lakenheath Squadrons to Relocate to Aviano, 05-Nov-15 : U.S. Air Force announced that 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons (RQS), 5 HH-60G and PJs respectively totalling 350 personnel, from RAF Lakenheath, UK are relocating to Aviano Air Base, Italy in 2017

USAF Pave Hawks Training with RAF Tornados, 13-Mar-15 : 31 Squadron RAF exchange pilots train in combat search and rescue (CSAR), and specifically the role of the RAF Tornado GR-4 in on-scene command, with RAF Lakenheath based USAF Pave Hawks

57th RQS Activation, 19-Feb-15 : USAF 48th Fighter Wing stationed at RAF Lakenheath activated a new squadron, the 57th Rescue Squadron, comprised of about 30 pararescuemen and equipment personnel




Events

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2008-feb-01 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208 / LN
2010-jul-16 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208 / LN
2011 tail code LNUS US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206
2011-mar-14 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212 / LN
2012-mar-21 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212 / LN
2012-jun-28 HH-60G Pave Hawk88-26109 / LN
2012-oct-30 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206 / LN
2013-dec-05 HH-60G Pave Hawk88-26109 / LN
2014-mar US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk91-26353
2014-oct-02 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206
2015-jan-16 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212
2015-mar-13 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208
2016-mar-31 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206 / LN
2016-apr-21 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206


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