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36-150 Y1B-17

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 96BS/2BG Langley 1-Mar-37; transferred 19BG March Fd, but force landed due to engine failure 8-Oct- 40; with Lee Coates force landed base 2-Dec-40; Albuquerque 16-Jul-42; 66 flights; Written off 30-Dec-42. [aircraft No. 60] Never saw combat.

NOTE: B-17 aircraft with model numbers beginning with "Y" were never used in combat roles or were ever sent to the United Kingdom.

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, VA, USA 11 January 1937

Langley AAF, 11-Mar-37

Transferred March Air Reserve Base, CA, USA 8 October 1940

March AAF, date not determined. Made a forced landing there due to engine failure on 8-Oct-40.

Transferred Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM, USA 16 July 1942

Kirtland AAF, 16-Jul-42.

Written Off (WO) Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM, USA 30 December 1942

Salvaged for scrap at Albuquerque, NM 30-Dec-42.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 18:44:55 Lee8thbuff Changes to events
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Dec-2014. Added map locations to biography. Source "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" by Roger A. Freeman and David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 18:27:43 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Dec-2014. Added production block to Serial number line and indicated manufacturer, added NOTE.

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 00:08:02 Lee8thbuff Changes to production block number, markings and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 15-Dec-2014. Added production designation per "The -17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman, converted dates in description to military style designation..

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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