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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/42-3543

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 42-3543
Construction #: 8479
Civil Registration:
  SE-BAH
Model: B-17F-75-DL Flying Fortress
Name: Sam
Status: Scrapped
Last info: 1949

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 42-3543.
- BOC: July 27, 1943.
- SOC: 1944.
- Assigned to 8AF/96BG/336BS.
- Damaged, landed at Malmo, Sweden and interned, October 9, 1943.
- Sold to Sweden, 1944.
SAAB, Sweden, 1944-1949.
- Registered as SE-BAH.
- Withdrawn from use, Sept. 1946.
- Used for fire fighting practice, destroyed, 1949.

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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