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Life at Burn

In this section we hope to bring you an insight into the lives of those at Burn during the fourteen months of 578 squadron occupation.

Would you like find out how groundcrews of 578 won this magnificent trophy.


Or how a swarm of bees came to be lodged in a Halifax tail fin.


Or would you like to find out the story behind Max Baer's low level shoot-up of the airfield.

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The index on the left will tell you more.

We do hope the menu on the left of this section will expand with contributions from those who were there or from stories picked up from relatives and the future generations. So please don’t be shy and get in touch. We would like this section to grow.