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Aircraft: 297667

B-17G-25-VE  42-97667   Delivered Denver 22/1/44; 1SAG Langley 3/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned (H2X) 482BG Alconbury 5/4/44; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-A] Thorpe Abbotts 21/5/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46. Courtesy of Brian Thrailkill

NAMES: Unnamed Aircraft
Pathfinder Aircraft



A Pathfinder aircraft carried "Q" Sqdn ID when arrived from 482nd


1944-01-22   Accepted into inventory
1944-01-22  Denver
1944-03-03  Langley
1944-04-04  Dow
1944-04-04  Assigned to UK
1944-04-05  Assigned to 482nd BG Alconbury
1945-05-05   transferred from 482nd BG to 100th BG
1946-01-08   RFC Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
1946-01-08  Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A


    placed on Hardstand #50 when arrived.