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    Sungei Patani Airfield (Sungei Patani I, Sungei Patani II) Kedah State Malaysia

Location
Sungei Patani Airfield was located at Sungei Patani on the western coast of the Malay Peninsula in Kedah State in Malaysia.

Construction
Built prewar, this airfield had two runways: Sungei Patani I and Sungei Patani II.

Allied units based at Sungei Patani
RAAF 21 Squadron (12 x Buffalos) were based here at the start of the Pacific war. Took heavy losses on December 8, 1941 and withdrew to Butterworth and Ipoh.

Japanese units based at Sungei Patani
8th Sentai (Ki-48) mid-1943

American missions against Sungei Patani
January 15, 1942

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Last Updated
February 18, 2018

 

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