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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A 8th Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-5793) nicknamed "Stinky", the first B-17 Flying Fortress to carry HS2 Radar pathfinder equipment.

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Aircraft

  • 42-5793 Stinky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 30/1/43; Salina 11/2/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-M] Bassingbourn 4/3/43; 325BS/92BG [NV-Y/M] Alconbury 20/4/43, the first B-17 sent to RAF Defford for installation of HSC equipment; ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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