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Role: Disbanded
Status: Disbanded
Based at: N/A
Aircraft:

109 Squadron

About this Squadron

Established as 109 Air Commando on 24 September 1963 at Mosselbaai. The unit was staffed by volunteer aircrew flying civilian aircraft.

With effect from 1st October 1968 control of 109 Commando Squadron passed from the SA Army to the S.A.A.F. The squadron came under total control of Tactical Group. Transferred to Light Aircraft Command, S.A.A.F. in 1970.

Based at Mossel Bay. Came under control of AFB Ysterplaat.

In terms of S.A.A.F. HQ "Plan 90" 109 Commando Squadrons was destined to disband.

109 Squadron terminated most flying operations on 31st January 1993.

The squadron was disbanded on 31st March 1993. Suitable members were transferred to 105 and 108 Commando Squadrons. 



Other Squadrons based at N/A:
1 Squadron, 10 Squadron, 103 Squadron, 11 Squadron, 112 Commando Squadron / 1 SWA Squadron, 114 Commando Squadron, 12 Squadron, 120 Squadron, 24 Squadron, 25 Squadron, 26 Squadron, 27 Squadron, 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, 31 Squadron, 4 Squadron, 40 Squadron, 42 Squadron, 5 Squadron, 6 Squadron, 7 Squadron, 8 Squadron, 84 Light Aircraft Flying School, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 88 Maritime Operational Training School, 89 Combat Flying School

Other Disbanded Squadrons:
1 Squadron, 103 Squadron, 11 Squadron, 112 Commando Squadron / 1 SWA Squadron, 114 Commando Squadron, 12 Squadron, 120 Squadron, 24 Squadron, 25 Squadron, 26 Squadron, 27 Squadron, 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, 31 Squadron, 4 Air Servicing Unit, 4 Squadron, 40 Squadron, 42 Squadron, 5 Squadron, 6 Squadron, 7 Air Servicing Unit, 7 Squadron, 8 Squadron, 84 Light Aircraft Flying School, 86 Multi-Engine Flying School, 88 Maritime Operational Training School, 89 Combat Flying School