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41-24548

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 3/8/42; Hamilton 4/9/42; Assigned 403BS/43BG Laverton, Aus 14/3/42; transferred 65BS & 64BS Torrens Creek, Aus 27/8/42; Iron Range, Aus 17/10/42; Milne Bay, NG 23/11/42; Mareeba, Aus 21/1/43; Port Moresby, NG 11/5/43; transferred 54TCW 11/43 then 57TCS/375TCS Port Moresby; on 4/5/44 with Robert Kennedy crash landed Tadji, near Aitape, NG, after supply drop attempt;. Salvaged 5/5/44.(nicknamed ??? (poss FLEE) BY HORSE

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Event Location Date
Delivered Cheyenne, WY, USA 3 August 1942
Assigned Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea November 1943

375 Troop Carrier Squadron

Crashed Aitape, Papua New Guinea 4 May 1944
Assigned Laverton WA 6440, Australia

43 BG
403 BS

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2017 01:42:48 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings and events
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 85

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 01:06:47 Shazbott1540 Changes to media associations
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41-24548

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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