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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/42-30681

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 42-30681
Construction #: 5795
Civil Registration:
  None
Model: B-17F-115-BO Flying Fortress
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 1999

History:
Built by Boeing at Seattle.
Delivered to USAAF as 42-30681, 19??.
- Crashed after a bombing mission against the Japanese in the Aleutians, April 27, 1943
Gary Larkins/Institute of Aeronautical Archaeological Research, Auburn, CA, 1996.
- Recovered from Alaskan crash site, 1996.
Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, OR, 1997-1999.
- Acquired fuselage.
Artic Warbirds, Fairbanks-Bradley Field, AK, 1997-1999.
- Acquired wings and other components.

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
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