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H2S equipped B-17F-DL 42-3398 of 813th BS, 482nd BG (PFF), 1943



  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 813th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-3358

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 19/5/43; Presque Is 8/8/43; Assigned (H2S) 813BS/482BG [PC- ] with Oboe Mk I radar Alconbury 28/8/43; transferred MTO; Returned to the USA Morrison 14/11/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge...

  • 42-3398

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 5/6/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 12AF 16/7/43; Returned to the USA Tinker 24/7/43; 358BS/303BG [VK-Q] Molesworth 1/8/43; 813BS/482BG [PC-Q] Alconbury with HSC radar scanner fitted 2/8/43; Ferry Comm 20/5/44; Returned to the USA...


Date Contributor Update
15 February 2020 21:46:43 phil marchese Changes to caption and aircraft associations

Upday 2/15/2020 from 42-3358 to 3398 per Paul BELLAMY to FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945.

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2020 15:41:15 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

AAM / Osborne synopsis @ 42-3358
Paul Bellamy to Marchese, FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945, FEB 14, 2020