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42-30464

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 4/6/43; Kearney 15/6/43; Dow Fd 7/7/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-A2] Rougham 5/7/43; assigned Regensburg shuttle mission and on to Bertoux, North Africa, then to Telergma for return flight to UK, with Don Sweeley. On morning of departure someone inadvertently raised landing gear instead of flaps and collapsed on its belly, resulting in salvage 24/8/43. LITTLE MINNIE II.

Service

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Places

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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