No. 6 Squadron (Finland)

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No. 6 Squadron Finnish Air Force
Active 25 June 1941 - 5 September 1944
Country Finland
Branch Finnish Air Force
Role maritime bomber
Engagements Continuation War

No. 6 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 6 or LLv.6, from 3 May 1942 Le.Lv.6), renamed No. 6 Bomber Squadron (Finnish: Pommituslentolaivue 6 or PLe.Lv.6 on 14 February 1944) was a maritime bomber squadron of the Finnish Air Force during World War II. The squadron was part of Flying Regiment 5.

Organization[edit]

Continuation War[edit]

  • 1st Flight (1. Lentue)
  • 2nd Flight (2. Lentue)
  • 3rd Flight (3. Lentue)
  • 4th Flight (4. Lentue)
  • 5th Flight (5. Lentue)

The equipment consisted of 5 Polikarpov I-153s, 2 Koolhoven F.K.52s, 14 Tupolev SBs, 3 Dornier Do 22KIs, 2 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.11s, 6 Blackburn Ripon IIFs, 3 Beriev MBR-2s and 1 Heinkel He 59B-2.

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