Flying Regiment 19 (Finland)
- Published: 08 April 2010 08 April 2010
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
Unit's maximum strength was 12 Gloster Gladiator (J8A) fighters and 4 Hawker Hart (B4A) light bombers. It flew its first operational flights in Finnish Lapland on 12 January 1940. After the end of the Winter War the remaining F19 aircraft returned to Sweden between 29 March and 8 April 1940.
CommandersMajor Hugo Beckhammar
Sources usedResearch by Mikko H.
Reference material on this unit
Greger Falk - F19: En krönika
Mikael Forslund - Svenska flygare i strid: Frivilligflottiljen F19 i finska vinterkriget 1939-1940
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