RAF Rescue Squadron marks Centenary at Cyprus event

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RAF Akrotiri’s 84 Squadron celebrated 100 years of service on February 16 with a parade at its hanger on the station in British Forces Cyprus.

The crew, which comprises six pilots and seven rear crew flying three Griffin helicopters, has enjoyed a long and varied history since its inception in January 1917 and it is now the RAF’s only operational Search and Rescue (SAR) Unit after the Ministry of Defence disbanded this capability in March 2016.

84 Sqn remains the only current RAF squadron to have been based overseas for its entire service history and since its arrival in British Forces...


RAF Rescue Squadron marks Centenary at Cyprus event


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