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40-3079 B-17D

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Hamilton; Assigned 14BS/19BG Hawaii 14-May-41; to Clark Field, Philippines 16-Jul-41 with Weldon Smith, Morris Friedman, Eddie Hayman, Clevis Jones, George Brandes, Glover Burke, Edwin Dobbernful, Bill Knortz; Delivered Monte 6-Dec-41; return to Batchelor, Australia 19-Dec-41 with Weldon Smith, Bob Clinkscales, Ed Hayman, Clevis Jones, George Brandes, Glover Burke, Schaffer, Park, Gen. Clagget, Maj Nichols; to Samarinda, Borneo then Singosari, Java 30-Dec-41 after repairs at Laverton, Aus. with Weldon Smith; on transport trip 14-Mar-42 with Duane Skiles; crash landed Daly Waters, Australia with two engines out; one crewman Killed in Service . Salvaged. THE GAZELLE. Never served in UK

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2015 22:29:02 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 30-May-2015. Appended model to TN (conevntion used for aircraft that never served in UK), edited Description (wrote out acronyms), added production block, added manufacturer, converted dates to military-style signification per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Stroy", Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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