Lashio Airfield

Type   195 Air Base
Historical Name of Location   Lashio, Burma
Coordinates   22.975833000, 97.752500000

Contributor:

ww2dbaseLashio Airfield in Burma was occupied by the Japanese in Apr 1942. A number of sorties were launched from Lashio Airfield to attack US bombers stationed at Dinjan Airfield in India. After the war, it was converted to civilian use, and it remains a civilian airport at the time of this writing.

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Last Major Update: Sep 2018



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Lashio Airfield Timeline

30 Apr 1942 Japanese troops captured Lashio Airfield, Burma.
17 Dec 1942 US aircraft attacked Lashio Airfield, Burma for the first time.
26 Feb 1945 US aircraft attacked Lashio Airfield, Burma for the last time.

Photographs

Loading equipment onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Members of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) Leo Tynan with local civilian, Lashio Airfield, Burma, 1945




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WW2-Era Place Name Lashio, Burma
Lat/Long 22.9758, 97.7525
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Loading equipment onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
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