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Object Number - UPL 22735 - Y1B-17 36-150 19th BG

Delivered 96BS/2BG Langley 1-Mar-37; transferred 19BG March Fd, but force landed due to engine failure 8-Oct- 40; with Lee Coates force landed base 2-Dec-40; Albuquerque 16-Jul-42; 66 flights; Written off 30-Dec-42. [aircraft No. 60] Never saw combat.

NOTE: B-17 aircraft with model numbers beginning with "Y" were never used in combat roles or were ever sent to the United Kingdom.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 391st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, VA, USA 11 January 1937 Langley AAF, 11-Mar-37

Other

Transferred

March Air Reserve Base, CA, USA 8 October 1940 March AAF, date not determined. Made a forced landing there due to engine failure on 8-Oct-40.

Other

Transferred

Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM, USA 16 July 1942 Kirtland AAF, 16-Jul-42.

Other

Written Off (WO)

Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM, USA 30 December 1942 Salvaged for scrap at Albuquerque, NM 30-Dec-42.

Revisions

Date10 Mar 2019 00:59:15
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date14 Jan 2019 15:53:48
ContributorEmily
Sources

Removed block number from serial number

Date16 Dec 2014 18:44:55
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Dec-2014. Added map locations to biography. Source "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" by Roger A. Freeman and David Osborne.

Date16 Dec 2014 18:27:43
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Dec-2014. Added production block to Serial number line and indicated manufacturer, added NOTE.

Date16 Dec 2014 00:08:02
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 15-Dec-2014. Added production designation per "The -17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman, converted dates in description to military style designation..

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:00
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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