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40-2042 B-17C

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Air Force 21-Jul-40, the first such service flight, but then sent back to Boeing for two years, before returning to AF. Delivered Lockbourne, OH, then on 25-Jan-43 crashed NW of New Albany, OR., with Jack Pack (Killed in Service -crew?). Written off 29-Jan-43. Never served in combat and never served in the UK.


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Date Contributor Update
28 February 2018 01:44:43 Goose Changes to description

Lockbourne AAB, Ohio in WWII now Rickenbacker ANGB/Rickenbacker IAP. Current home of the 121st Air Refueling Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard. I flew with this unit and live 20 minutes away.

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 19:00:51 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 25-Jan-2015. Added Block Number, appended block number to Name, added manufacturer; converted dates in Description to military-style signification, added note.

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log