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41-2403 B-17E

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Strategic Arms Depot 8-Nov-41; Assigned 42BS/11BG Hickam/Wheeler, HI 20-Oct-42, then to 26BS; ditched off Guadalcanal 26-Jan-43 with Capt Woodruff and Gen. Nathan Twining aboard [13thAF CO], along with rest of crew were picked up from two dinghies by USN PBY Catalina five days later. Officially Written off 16-Jul-44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2015 20:17:17 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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