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38-217 B-17B

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Langley 5-Oct-39; 36BS/28BG Ladd Fd; with Chas Bockman force landed MacDill 9-Sep-41; transferred Geiger Fd, Wright Fd, with T.K. McGehee, crashed Nucla,CO near Lovelock, NV en route (8 Killed in Service), 9-Feb-42. Salvaged 26-Feb-42. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2015 20:20:31 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 22:29:18 Lee8thbuff Changes to production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 16-Jan-2015. Added block number 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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