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38-214 B-17B

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered March 5-Sep-39; Davis Monthan Field, with Don Johnson, crashed Santa Catalina hills, 14 miles South of base following an engine fire, burned out, 6 Killed in Service and two bailed & RTD 6-Apr-42. Salvaged 8-Apr-42. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2015 20:17:45 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number
Sources

Lee Cunningham 24-Jan-2015, Appended Block Number to name.

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 21:59:39 Lee8thbuff Changes to production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Jan-2015. Added Y block and note to description based on " The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne; converted dates to military-style signification.

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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