Headquarter squadron (Hedron) Aircrafts BuNo and movement

 

Format: BuNo, Squadron Code, Date moved in or out of the Squadron, Destination, Remarks

 

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X2
12/15/43
X4/?????
X6/29739
Former VB-135
5/1/43 Damged by ground fire (Adak)
5/43 To Hedron/X6
X9/?????
12/15/43
X11/?????
12/15/43
X?/29803 
Former VB-136. To Hedron 5/8/43
Back to VB-136/9R 5/13/43
ACC C (water- looped) 6/10/43
29749/14V 
Former VB-135. To Hedron 5/5/43
Lost on 1/26/44, Adak while flying with VB-139
 
X5/?????
Arrived to Attu with X8 and seven original VB-139 planes to relieve VB-136 12/10/43. Used by VB-139 for sector searches 11 and 12 December 1943
X8/?????
1/10/44 used by VB-139 (McKelvey) on night endurance test
X13/49505
7/23/44, while used by VB-135, sustained battle damage from enemy fighters (possibly- Ki-44 "Tojos"), 2 crew members were injured. 8/14 a/c was transferred from Hedron to VPB-136.
X3
12/15/43
X5/29768
Former VB-135
5/1/43 landing accident, Amchitka
5/5/43 renamed X5. Served as a source of spares for PATSU Amchitka, until was formally dropped from the inventory on 8/31/43
X7/?????
12/15/43
 
X10/29795 
Former VB-135, to Hedron on 5/5/43
LAC C 1/20/44 while flown with FAW-6, NAS Whidbey Island (Joseph Dore, Jr.)
 
X12/33118 
Former VB-135/4V. 
X?/29736
Former VB-136, to Hedron 5/8/43
Back to VB-136/5R2 as of 5/13
X?/29772 
Former VB-136, to Hedron on 5/8/43
X6/?????
To VB-139 1/13/1944, 31R
X12/48918
To VB-135 (1R) in May 1944
X20/33282
Former 26V of VB-139; decorated for official photography of VB-139 and VB-135 in May-June 1944

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