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41-24340

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Mat Com Boeing 26/6/42, (First aircraft with large paddle props; lost on test flight with Merrill; crashed Purdey, Puget Sound, Wa. 13/3/43; all six crew bailed safely and RTD.Incorrectedly recorded via newspaper article of 1974.) Note: The plane that crashed on 13/3/43 was 42-29932 NOT 41-24340.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2021 19:48:40 Douglas P Changes to media associations
Sources

UPL 50306

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2021 19:36:24 Douglas P Changes to description
Sources

https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Mar1943S.htm

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2021 19:32:40 Douglas P Changes to production block number, nicknames and description
Sources

https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Mar1943S.htm
https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/tag/b-17f-1-bo/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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