41-24360 Hells Kitchen

Object Number - UPL 25223 - B-17F 41-24360 'Hells Kitchen' 419BS, 301BG, 8AF.

Assigned RAF [FA675] but transferred 419BS/301BG Westover 7/42; Podington 6/8/42; Tafaraoui 24/11/42; 101m; Returned to ZI flown home by Lt Col Skip Stoddard Oct 43
Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 27/8/45. HELL'S KITCHEN.

ETO missions:
5-Sep-42 - Lille, 6-Sep-42 - St Omer, 7-Sep-42 - Rotterdam, 9-Oct-42 - Meaulte
7-Nov-42 - Brest, 8-Nov-42 - Lille

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Units served with

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

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Burbank, CA, USA Built at Boeing - Intended for RAF [Serial #FA675].

Delivered

California, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Westover, AL, USA Assigned to 419BS, 301BG, 8AF.

Assigned

Podington, Wellingborough NN29, UK 1942-08-06 Relocated to Podington. ETO missions: 5-9-42 - Lille, 6-9-42 - St Omer, 7-9-42 - Rotterdam, 9-10-42 - Meaulte, 7-11-42 - Brest, 8-11-42 - Lille

Other

Changed Theatre of Op's

Tafraoui, Algeria 1942-11-24 Relocated to Tafaraoui Algeria. 96 x missions in region.

Other

Returned to ZI

Eglin AFB, FL 32542, USA Returned to Zone of Interior flown home by Lt Col Skip Stoddard Oct 43.

Other

Scrapped

Altus, OK, USA 1945-08-27 Sold for scrap metal in USA, Altus, USA.

Other

Flew final combat mission

Italy 1943-09-16 101st and final mission flown completing 760 hrs and taking flak hits to No 2 engine oil cooler and the nose plexi-glass.

Revisions

Date8 Dec 2016 12:02:10
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:02
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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