281st Novgorodskaya Red Banner Military-Transport Aviation Division
281-я военно-транспортная Новгородская Краснознаменная авиационная дивизия
Military Unit: 49748
Activated 8.42 as the 281st Assault Aviation Division, from the VVS/4th Army.
Organisation May 1945 - based in the Lithuanian SSSR:
27.4.46 renamed 281st Transport Aviation Division - the 448th Assault Aviation Regiment was transferred to the 277th Assault Aviation Division.
In 9.49 the 197th Guards Transport Aviation Regiment was replaced by the 196th Guards Transport Aviation Regiment.
12.10.55 renamed 281st Military-Transport Aviation Division.