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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/42-30661

B-17 Flying Fortress 42-30661

Serial #: 42-30661
Construction #: 5775
Civil Registration:
  SE-BAK
Model: B-17F-115-BO Flying Fortress
Name: Jim
Status: Scrapped
Last info: 1946

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-30661.
- BOC: July 7, 1943.
- SOC: 1944.
- Assigned to 8AF/388BG.
- Engine trouble, landed at Rinkby, Sweden and interned, February 24, 1944.
- Sold to Sweden, October 1944.
SAAB, Sweden, 1944-1946.
- Registered as SE-BAK.
- Converted into civil airliner.
- Withdrawn from use, December 1946.
- Stripped for parts and scrapped.

Source(s):
www.joebaugher.com
Thompson, Scott A. - Final Cut: The Post-War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors (4th Edition)
Photo Source(s):
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