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41-2513

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/42; via RCAF Dorval 24/3/42, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia en route UK Gander 31/3/42; to Prestwick 1/4/42 as RAF [FK184] 206 Sq (VX-K) Benbecula, Scot. 14/8/42; 251 Met Sq (AD-A) Reykjavik, Iceland 11/3/45; first B-17 converted for Coastal Command, with no LRSAV fitted or used on anti-sub ops; Struck Off Charge 26/7/45.

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Cheyenne, Wyoming 27 January 1942

USAAF

Delivered Dorval Airfield, Quebec 24 March 1942

RCAF/RAF

Assigned Benbecula, Scotland 14 August 1942

206 Squadron

Assigned Reykjavik,, Iceland 11 March 1945

251 (Met) Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 01:00:49 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings and events
Sources

"B-17 Flying Fortress Story" - Roger Freeman, page 75
https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17b/fortress...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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