4626 Squadron RAuxAF

Provides personnel in support of RAF requirements for aeromedical evacuation in times of conflict or crisis.

Crest for 4626 Squadron RAuxAF

Safely home


  • Based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
  • Personnel provide personnel to the RAF Medical Services operational medical capabilities, including aeromedical evacuation and pre-hospital and primary healthcare.
  • Personnel are recruited from the NHS and private healthcare sector and from across England and Wales.
  • Has deployed personnel to all major operations since its formation and also humanitarian ops such as assisting in the treatment of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone.


1983 – Formed at RAF Wroughton.

1991 – Sqn deployed to the Gulf for Op GRANBY.

2003 – Sqn deployed to Cyprus in support of Op TELIC.

2006 – Provided 5 personnel on permanent rotation to Op HERRICK until 2014.

2015 – Provided personnel to Op GRITROCK in Sierra Leone.

Battle honours

4626 Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time. 


4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Sqn, RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3LX

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