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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/42-31163

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 42-31163
Construction #: 6277
Civil Registration:
  SE-BAM
Model: B-17G-5-BO Flying Fortress
Name: Tom
Status: Crashed
Last info: 1945

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-31163.
- BOC: Sept. 1943.
- SOC: 1944.
- Assigned to 8AF/388BG.
- Damaged by fighter near Lingen, landed in Rinkaby, Sweden and interned, March 6, 1944.
- Sold to Sweden, October 1944.
SAAB, Sweden, 1944-1946.
- Registered as SE-BAM.
- Converted into civil airliner.
- Crashed at Vreta, Sweden, Dec 4, 1945.

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