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40-3065 B-17D

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Wright Field 19-Mar-41; with Ed Gavin force landed base 22-Jul-41; Geiger 19-Dec-41; Tucson 7-Feb-42; Sebring 20-Jun-42; Hobbs, NM, 7-Nov-42; Biggs 20-Nov-42; Assigned 953 TFTS Hobbs with Eugene Cox bellied in low on gas nine miles NE of Lebanon, ID 26-Mar-43; transferred 93 Advan Trng Gp Patterson 4-Apr-43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) May 45. Never used in combat, never served in UK.


Date Contributor Update
30 May 2015 01:05:03 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 29-May-2015. Added Block number and edited Description and converted dates to military notation 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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log