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40-2078 B-17C

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Salt Lake City 17-Mar-41; return Boeing; Salt Lake City 24-Jun-41; SAD 19-Sep-41; with Maurice Morgan crashed Duncan Fd, Texas 11-Oct-41 (failed to gain altitude on takeoff, struck parked car and building. Pilot and one other crewman killed, 12 passengers on airplane, four civilian airfield employees and one soldier in parked car injured). Salvaged.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 04:02:20 Chris Brame Changes to description
Sources

Chicago Tribune, 12-Oct-41

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 03:55:24 Chris Brame Changes to description
Sources

Chicago Tribune, 12-Oct-41

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 17:41:51 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 19-Feb-2015. All Additions and edits 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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