Delivered 2BG Langley 6-Jun-37; with Bill Bentley force landed ? due to severe icing conditions 6-Jul-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; with John Turner crash landed east of San Jacinto, Cal. on 46th flt during a violent thunderstorm 18-Dec-40. However despite bent wings and losing some rivets it basically proved to be intact during salvage operation. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.
Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...
||Langley Army Airfield, VA
||6 June 1937
||3.5 miles NNW of Idylewild, CA
||18 December 1940