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1702 Naval Air Squadron

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Active  June 1945 - 1946
Role  Special service
Country  United Kingdom
Battle honours  None
1702 Naval Air Squadron

Branch  Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy
Notable commanders  Lt(A)O W G Hutchinson RNVR

1702 Naval Air Squadron of the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy was formed in June 1945 at RNAS Lee-on-Solent as a Special Service squadron. It was equipped with the Supermarine Sea Otter, and by the end of World War II the squadron remained at Lee-on-Solent.

The squadron joined HMS Trouncer in September 1945 to search for mines in the Mediterranean.

Aircraft flown

1702 Naval Air Squadron flew only one aircraft type:

  • Supermarine Sea Otter
  • References

    1702 Naval Air Squadron Wikipedia