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  • united kingdom RAF Lakenheath

    Lakenheath, Suffolk, England

    United Kingdom





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    7.0222EGUN RAF Mildenhall, England
    17.0115EGXH RAF Honington, England
    17.5050 STANTA, England
    22.3151EGB54 West Suffolk Hospital, England
    23.1141 Rougham, England
    26.7359EGYM RAF Marham, England



    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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    List of units at RAF Lakenheath

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2015/18US 57th ARRSS-55 H-19
    2006/18US 56th RQSS-70 H-60 1992/   




    RAF Lakenheath News


    USAFE Pave Hawks Relocates to Aviano, 15-May-18 : US Air Force Europe rescue squadrons, the 56th RQS flying the HH-60G Pave Hawk with their PJ associate unit 57th RQS moved from RAF Lakenheath to Aviano, Italy as announced in November 2015

    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

    19-Feb-15 - 57th RQS Activation





    List of aircraft and events at RAF Lakenheath

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    By Date | By Serial

    TypeSerialDates
    A109BAH31 15nov18
    A109BAH35 15nov18
    A109BAH44 15nov18
    HH-60G88-26109 / LN 28jun12 05dec13
    HH-60G89-26206 11 02oct14 21apr16
    HH-60G89-26206 / LN 30oct12 31mar16
    HH-60G89-26208 13mar15
    HH-60G89-26208 / LN 01feb08 16jul10
    HH-60G89-26212 16jan15
    HH-60G89-26212 / LN 14mar11 21mar12
    HH-60G91-26353 mar14
    MK43A189 07oct99
    SA318CA50 06oct99
    SA318CA75 06oct99



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