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41-2418 B-17E

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Salt Lake Strategic Arms Depot (SAD) 26-Nov-41; Assigned 25BS/6BG 25-Dec-41; Panama 1-Jun-42; Puerto Rico 11-Jul-42; Guatemala 10-Aug-42; Returned to US (RETUS) Brownsville 3-Oct-42; Guatemala 8-Jan-43; Albrook, Canal Zone 14-Jan-43; mid-air collision with Bill Ellerbe 17-May-43, force landed Guayaquil, Ecuador; Written off 26-Jun-46.(? Assigned 19BG and destroyed on ground at Bandoeng, Java, 20-Feb-42?). Never served in the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 19:12:49 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 22-Jun-2015. Appended Model to title (convention used for aircraft that never 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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