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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 14-Sep-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Amarillo 19-Nov-42; 65 flts; Written off 15-Jan-43. [aircraft No. 52]. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.

Service

Units

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 20th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Langley AFB, Hampton, VA, USA 14 September 1937

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2019 01:09:34 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 71

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2019 15:57:22 Emily Changes to serial number
Sources

Removed block number from serial number

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 21:42:48 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Jan-2015. Added Y block and note to description based on " The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne; converted dates to military-style signification.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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