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42-30328

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 17/5/43; Gore 18/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Cheyenne 9/6/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned 92BG Alconbury 7/8/43; transferred 813BS/482BG [PC-B] with Oboe Mk I radar Alconbury 25/8/43; then to Royal Aircraft Establishment 22/2/45; Salvaged 23/5/46; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

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  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2019 13:26:41 B-17H Changes to description
Sources

Although this plane spent time with the RAE it was not allocated an RAF serial. The serial incorrectly applied to this B-17 has been deleted as it was applied to 42-3169

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_2.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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