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40-2054 B-17C

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 38RS/11BG [aircraft 40] SAD 29-Nov-40; arrived during Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour 7-Dec-41 with Lt Earl Cooper, Lt Dick Eberenz, Lt John Crockett, Avn Cdt Jim Buchanan, T/Sgt Jesse Broyles, Sgt Joe Bruce, Sgt Lee Best, Cpl Elmer Lippold, Pvt Don McCord; with Bill Raper crashed 130 miles off Oahu, HI 15-Jun-42. Missing Air Crew Report 16123. The MACR has this with 303rd BG 360th BS and this is possible because the 303BG did not deploy to the UK until 12-Sep-42.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 00:24:04 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 18-Feb-2015. All changes based on "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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