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B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 23BS/5BG Hickam Filed, HI 14-May-41; (aircraft No.41) Returned to the USA Long Beach 22-Oct-42; Love Field 23-Nov-42; Smyrna 2-Jan-43; Lockbourn 23-Jan-43; crashed Newark Army Air Field, NJ with Dan Kingman 15-Jul-43; Salvaged. Ended as trainer for Aviation Engineering Cadet Detachment at Yale Univ. 1944-45. Never served in the UK.


Event Location Date
Assigned Hickam AAF, Hawaii 14 May 1941
Crashed Newark Army Air Field, NJ 15 July 1943


Date Contributor Update
23 October 2020 22:56:20 466thHistorian Changes to events

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2019 16:38:58 Emily Changes to serial number

Removed block number from serial number

Date Contributor Update
31 May 2015 17:51:32 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 31-May-2015. Appended model to TN (conevntion used for aircraft that never served in UK), edited Description (wrote out acronyms), added production block, added manufacturer, converted dates to military-style signification per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Stroy", 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