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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/41-9032

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 41-9032
Construction #: 2504
Civil Registration:
  None
Model: B-17E Flying Fortress
Name: My Gal Sal
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 41-9032, 19??.
- Ditched on ice cap, Greenland, June 27, 1942.
- On delivery to UK as My Gal Sal.
Gary Larkins/Institute of Aeronautical Archeological Research, Auburn, CA, August 1995.
- Recovered 1995.
Tillamook NAS Air Museum, Tillamook, OR, 1995-1999.
- Stored dismantled in restoration hanger, Tillamook, 1999.
-- Stored with parts recovered from Alaskan crash site, 1996.
Robert E. Ready/Ultimate Sacrifice Memorial Foundation, Blue Ash Airport, Cincinnati, OH, March 14, 2000-2011.
- Under restoration for planned display as Greenland forced landing diorama.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
None

Research Assistance:

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