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41-24493

B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; with T.A. Jankowski force landed base, possibly damaging to other aircraft 41-24470 & 41-24494 26/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; transferred to SBA trainer 11/4/43; Returned to the USA Seattle 2/6/44; Wright 27/6/44; Eglin 9/12/44; Ypsilanti 22/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 29/10/45.

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  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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