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B-17 Flying Fortress 42-32076

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Serial #: 42-32076
Construction #: 7190
Civil Registration:
  SE-BAP
  OY-DFA
  F-BGSH
Model: B-17G Flying Fortress
Name: Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby
Status: Display
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-32076, 19??.
- Allocated to the 91st BG/401st BS/Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby
- Interned, Bulltofta, Malmo, Sweden, May 29, 1944.
SAAB, November 2, 1945.
- Registered as SE-BAP for test flight.
Det Dankse Luftfartselskab (DDL)-Danish Airlines, November 5, 1945-1947
- Registered as OY-DFA.
- Flown as Stig Viking
- Belly laned at Blackbushe, UK, November 27, 1945.
- Repaired, delivered to DDL-Copenhagen on February 25, 1946
- Withdrawn from use June 25, 1947.
Delivered to Royal Danish AAC as 67-672, March 31, 1948
- Flown as "Store Bjoern".
Delivered to Royal Danish Navy as 67-672, December 1, 1949-1952.
Delivered to Royal Danish AF as 67-720, October 24, 1952.
- Retired, stored. October 1, 1953.
Babb Co Inc, New York, NY, February 2, 1955.
Institut Geographique National, Creil, April 6, 1955-1972.
- Registered as F-BGSH.
- Last flight July 15, 1961.
- Retired at Creil, became derelict.
USAF Museum, January 23, 1972-1988
- Hulk donated by French government.
- Airfreighted dismantled to Wright-Patterson AFB, February 4, 1972.
- Airfreighted to Dover AFB for restoration, July 1972.
National Musuem of the U.S. Air Force, Dayton, OH, October 1988-2011
- Delivered from Dover AFB on October 13, 1988.
- Displayed as 232076/91st BG/Shoo Shoo Baby.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Linda Carry.
USAF Museum.

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