Gloster Gladiator in 520 RAF Squadron service

520 Squadron
Gibraltar, September 1943 to August 1944.
Gladiators formed part of the mixed equipment (which included Hudsons, Halifaxes and Hurricanes) used by this meteorological reconnaissance unit.
Code letters: It is not certain if the Gladiators used the official code letters "2M".
Serials Code Arrival Note Departure
N5630   From 1403 (Met) Flight. 14/08/44 Engine cut in circuit and the aircraft ditched off Gibraltar.  
N5717   From 1402 (Met) Flight. 22/05/44 Bounced on landing, overshot and hit building at Gibraltar; 27-years-old S/L George Acheson Bowen Johnston (RAF no. 90596) KIFA.  

Gloster Gladiator in Commonwealth squadron service

Last modified 05 July 2023