UPL 22066


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B-17G-65-BO #43-37516 "Tondelayo" 492nd BG Photographed with members of the 472nd Sub Depot - 466th BG after making an emergency landing at Attlebridge. This a/c was painted all black for night "carpetbagger" operations with the 492nd/801st BG.


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


A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-37516) nicknamed "Tondalayo" of the 305th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '422 BS, Tondalayo.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Tondelayo
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 422nd Bomb Squadron 858th Bomb Squadron


Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120


Date: 4 Jun 2016 01:11:58

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