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41-2396 B-17E

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Strategic Arms Depot (SAD) 1-Dec-41; Assigned 13AF Hawaii 8-Aug-42; transferred 72BS/5BG Hickam Field, HI 18-Sep-42; with Carl Wuertele force landed base 4-Jul-42; with Capt Jack Thornhill, ditched off San Cristobal through engine failure, 7-Jan-43; Written off 15-Jan-44. (?with Carl Wuertele force landed Hickam 4-Feb-42?). Never served in the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2015 22:51:31 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 1-Jun-2015. Appended Model to title (convention used ofr aircraft that neve served in the UK); added Block Number , manufacturer, Edited Description (wrote out acronyms) converted dates to military-style signification per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story", 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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