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Boeing B-17F-27-BO Flying Fortress 'The Careful Virgin' 41-24639 code OR-W of the 91st bomb group 323rd BS.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24639 'Careful Virgin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/9/42; Boise 16/9/42; wrecked on landing with broken crankshaft, rep; Cheyenne 11/10/42; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-W] Bassingbourn 29/1/43 and first in group to have AFCE fitted at 2 SAD Lt Staughton 8/3/44; transferred 7/5/44 50+m...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2015 13:09:41 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17/b-17f-91-b...

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2015 13:08:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17/b-17f-91-b...

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