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Famous Dambuster squadron has flown last mission over Afghanistan

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: January 30, 2014

By @adriancurtis_LE

  • Famous Dambuster squadron to disband and reform

  • Famous 617 Dambusters squadron flies last sortie over afghanistan

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The famous 'Dambuster' squadron have flown their last sortie over Afghanistan.

The squadron, famous for the 'Dambuster' raid of World War II under the leadership of hero Guy Gibson, is disbanding while the RAF phases out the Tornado GR4 aircraft.

It will reform in two years time when the squadron will fly the new Lightning II joint striker fighter.

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