281st Novgorodskaya Red Banner Military-Transport Aviation Division
281-я военно-транспортная Новгородская Краснознаменная авиационная дивизия
Military Unit: 00000
Activated 8.42 as the 281st Assault Aviation Division, from the VVS/4th Army.
Organisation May 1945 - based in the Lithuanian SSSR:
448th Assault Aviation Regiment with Il-2
703rd Assault Aviation Regiment with Il-2
872nd Assault Aviation Regiment with Il-2
27.4.46 renamed 281st Transport Aviation Division.
196th Guards Transport Aviation Regiment (Sinalepa/Haapsalu, Estonian SSSR) with Li-2
334th Transport Aviation Regiment (Pskov-Kresty, Pskov Oblast) with Li-2
566th Transport Aviation Regiment (Vypolzovo, Tver Oblast) with Li-2
12.10.55 renamed 281st Military-Transport Aviation Division.
334th Military-Transport Aviation Regiment (Pskov-Kresty, Pskov Oblast) with Il-14
566th Military-Transport Aviation Regiment (Seshcha, Bryansk Oblast) with Tu-4D and An-12
136th independent Military-Transport Aviation Squadron (Seshcha, Bryansk Oblast) with Il-14
Novgorod-Krechevitsy, Novgorod Oblast, 1946 - 12.59 [50 53 39N, 128 28 24E]
14th Air Army, 1942 - 4.44
13th Air Army, 4.44 - 4.46
HQ VDV, 1946 - 1955
HQ VTA, 1955 - 1959