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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Listing by uniit. Note: Some aircraft served in several different BGs, and are listed in twice.

 

List by USAAF Serial Number
B Model
B-17B 38-215  attached to Cold Weather Testing Detachment at Ladd Field, Alaska during 1941-42
B-17B 38-219  served in Panama, 6th AF converted to a RB-17B transport. Surveyed at Salinas, Ecuador on January 7, 1944
B-17B 38-220  served in Panama, crashed Trinadad
B-17B 38-221  served in Panama
B-17B 38-222  served in Panama
B-17B 38-263  served in Panama
B-17B 38-264  pilot Price force landed March 18 1942 Guatemala City Airfield
B-17B 38-265  served in Panama
B-17B 38-266  served in Panama
B-17B 39-4  served in Panama
C Model
B-17C 40-2045  pilot Kelly force landed December 10, 1941
B-17C 40-2048  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17C 40-2049  pilot Richards force landed December 7, 1941
B-17C 40-2053 (RAF AN522) crashed June 22, 1941 near Catterick Bridge
B-17C 40-2054  pilot Cooper landed December 7, 1941
B-17C 40-2062  pilot Cox crashed February 3, 1942
B-17C 40-2063  pilot Dennis crashed May 29, 1943
B-17C 40-2067  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17C 'Pamela / Miss E.M.F." 40-2072  pilot Gidcumb crashed June 14, 1943
B-17C 40-2074  destroyed December 7, 1941
B-17C 40-2077  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
D Model
B-17D 40-3059  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3061  destroyed on the ground February 28, 1942
B-17D 40-3064  destroyed January 16, 1942
B-17D 40-3067  pilot Teats crashed January 28, 1942
B-17D 40-3068  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3069  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3073  pilot Adams crashed December 14, 1941
B-17D 40-3075  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3079  pilot Skiles crashed March 14, 1942

B-17D 40-3076  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3088  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3089  pilot Cherry ditched October 21, 1942
B-17D 40-3094  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
B-17D 40-3095  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941 captured by Japanese and flown in Japan
B-17D "Swoose" 40-3097  under restoration at the USAF Museum
B-17D 40-3099  destroyed on the ground December 8, 1941
E Model
B-17E 41-2396
  pilot Edmundson ditched January 7, 1943
B-17E 41-2402  pilot Cooper ditched December 27,. 1941 crew rescued
B-17E 41-2403  pilot Woodruff ditched January 27, 1943
B-17E 41-2404  pilot Van Haur ditched September 12, 1942
B-17E 41-2408  scrapped October 1944
B-17E 41-2411  crashed January 21, 1943 Guatemala, crew survived
B-17E 41-2412  served in Panama, returned to United States likely scrapped
B-17E 41-2413  piloted Sesso ditched April 13, 1943
B-17E "City of San Francisco" 41-2415  ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped
B-17E "San Antonio Rose" 41-2416  written off at Brisbane January 31, 1944
B-17E  "Monkey Bizz-Ness" 41-2417  scrapped 1946
B-17E 41-2418  destroyed on ground at Bandoeng Airfield February 20, 1942
B-17E 41-2419  pilot Hughes force landed January 22, 1942 captured by Japanese
B-17E "Bessie The Jap Basher" 41-2420  pilot Norton ditched September 24, 1942
B-17E "G.I. Issue" 41-2421  pilot McPherson crashed July 16, 1942
B-17E 41-2422  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2424  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2425  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2426
  pilot Pharr MIA August 7, 1942
B-17E "Ole Sh'asta" 41-2428  pilot Harp MIA December 28, 1942
B-17E "Why Don't We Do This More Often" 41-2429  pilot Pease crashed August 7, 1942
B-17E "Naughty But Nice" 41-2430  pilot Sarsfield shot down June 26, 1943
B-17E "The Last Straw" 41-2432  scrapped at Brisbane January 1945
B-17E 41-2433  scrapped 1945
B-17E 41-2434  pilot Hoevet crashed August 16, 1942
B-17E 41-2435  pilot Watson crashed August 2, 1942
B-17E 41-2437  written off June 15, 1944
B-17E 41-2438  scrapped
B-17E 41-2443  pilot Cox crashed April 5, 1942
B-17E 41-2445  written off December 9, 1942
B-17E 41-2446 (aka 'The Swamp Ghost')  pilot Eaton force landed February 23, 1942
B-17E 41-2448  served in Panama, scrapped 1945
B-17E 41-2449  destroyed March 3, 1942 at Broome Airfield
B-17E 41-2450  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2451  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2452  pilot Hawthorne force landed August 9, 1942
B-17E 41-2454  destroyed March 3, 1942 at Broome Airfield
B-17E 41-2455  destroyed February 20, 1942 at Malang Airfield
B-17E "Yankee Diddl'er" 41-2458  scapped January 1945
B-17E 41-2459  destroyed January 17, 1942 ** first B-17E lost in the Pacific
B-17E 41-2460  pilot Bechtol damaged July 30, 1942 later salvaged
B-17E "El Toro" 41-2461  destroyed on the ground April 25, 1942
B-17E "'Tojo's Jinx / Billy" 41-2462  scapped 1945
B-17E "Yankee Doodle" 41-2463  pilot Roddenberry crashed August 2, 1943
B-17E "Queenie" 41-2464  pilot Piehl MIA July 8, 1944
B-17E 41-2467  scrapped
B-17E 41-2469  pilot Swanson force landed February 3, 1942
B-17E 41-2471  damaged February 8, 1942 destroyed by sabotage, captured by Japanese
B-17E 41-2476  pilot Sparks crashed January 29, 1942
B-17E "Old Topper" 41-2481  crashed July 8, 1943
B-17E 41-2486  returned to United States during November 1942
B-17E 41-2487  converted to a transport
B-17E 41-2488  destroyed on the ground on February 20, 1942 during Japanese air raid on Singosari Airfield
B-17E "Suzy Q" 41-2489  stricken July 15, 1946
B-17E "Tojo's Nightmare" 41-2497  pilot Compton crashed March 24, 1944
B-17E 41-2504  operated in Panama April 1942-July 1944
B-17E 41-2505  pilot Fagen crashed April 25, 1942
B-17E "Jap Happy" 41-2520  scrapped on July 18, 1945
B-17E "'Busy Beavers / Goonie" 41-2523  pilot ? ditched March 20, 1943
B-17E 41-2524  participated in the Battle of Midway
B-17E "Madame X" 41-2525  pilot Snoddy MIA June 10, 1943
B-17E 41-2536  pilot Frost MIA November 22, 1942
B-17E 41-2544  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2569  served in Panama
B-17E 41-2586  pilot McWilliams crashed January 21, 1943
B-17E "Bataan" 41-2593  scrapped
B-17E 41-2594  scrapped
B-17E "Tugboat Annie" 41-2599  pilot Lean ditched Janary 16, 1943
B-17E "Loose Goose" 41-2609  Flown back to USA, scrapped
B-17E "Blue Goose" 41-2616  pilot Waskowitz crashed September 29, 1942
B-17E 41-2617  pilot Hillhouse crashed August 7, 1942
B-17E "The Daylight Ltd" 41-2621  pilot Casper crashed August 26, 1942
B-17E "R.F.D. Tojo" 41-2627  pilot Hutchison crashed December 26, 1943
B-17E 41-2630  scrapped September 10, 1945
B-17E 41-2631  crash landed May 7, 1942
B-17E "Crock O' Crap" 41-2632  scrapped
B-17E "Sally" 41-2633  scrapped May 1945
B-17E "Red Moose Express" 41-2634  pilot Brenneman shot down August 3, 1943
B-17E 41-2635  pilot Hancock crashed November 1, 1942
B-17E 41-2636  pilot Holdridge crashed July 13, 1942
B-17E "Ready Betty - Gone Forever" 41-2637  Returned to USA in November 1943
B-17E 41-2639  written off January 19, 1943
B-17E "Tojo's Physic" 41-2640  pilot Carey O'Brien crashed July 30, 1942
B-17E 41-2643  pilot Grundman crashed August 9, 1942
B-17E "Miss Carriage" 41-2645 pilot Crowell MIA December 1, 1942 search mission
B-17E 41-2648  participated in the Battle of Midway
B-17E 41-2649  force landed August 23, 1945
B-17E 41-2650  pilot Burcky crashed September 17, 1942
B-17E "Craps For The Japs" 41-2653  pilot LaPorte MIA September 2, 1943
B-17E 41-2655  pilot Lindsay crash July 13, 1942
B-17E "Chief Seattle" 41-2656  pilot Cook MIA August 14, 1942
B-17E "Old Faithful" 41-2657  scrapped June 21, 1945
B-17E "Frank Buck" 41-2659  scrapped July 27, 1943
B-17E "Muffins" 41-2660  scrapped
B-17E "Spawn of Hell" 41-2662  scrapped postwar
B-17E 41-2663  pilot Erb shot down by AA fire September 12, 1942 south of Buna
B-17E "The Jersey Skeeter" 41-2664  pilot Pickard crashed June 14, 1943
B-17E "Lucy" 41-2666  scrapped
B-17E "Texas Tornado" 41-2667  pilot Cobb June 9, 1942
B-17E 41-2669  scrapped
B-17E 41-9011  pilot Geddes crashed May 21, 1943
B-17E 41-9012  pilot ? crashed November 5, 1942
B-17E 41-9015  scrapped 1943
B-17E "My Gal Sal" 41-9032  force landed June 27, 1942
B-17E 41-9036  served in Panama
B-17E 41-9037  served in Panama
B-17E 41-9038  served in Panama
B-17E 41-9039  served in Panama
B-17E 41-9039  served in Panama crashed January 6, 1943 Guatemala to Galapogos, two KIA ref Alae p 191
B-17E 41-9040  served in Panama
B-17E 41-9041  served in Panama
B-17E "Boomerang" 41-9059   scrapped
B-17E "Zero Six Zero" 41-9060  destroyed March 23, 1943
B-17E "Stingaree" 41-9071  pilot Richards MIA September 8, 1942
B-17E 41-9080  served in Alaska
B-17E 41-9084  pilot Mansfield MIA June 4, 1942
B-17E 41-9118  pilot Everitt crashed October 4, 1942
B-17E "Eager Beavers" 41-9122  pilot Houx crashed February 1, 1943
B-17E "Buzz King" 41-9124  destroyed March 23, 1943 on the ground at Henderson Field
B-17E 41-9126  MIA August 28, 1942
B-17E "De-Icer" 41-9128  pilot Stubblefield shot down July 27, 1943
B-17E 41-9151  pilot Hall crashed February 1, 1943
B-17E "Tokyo Taxi" 41-9153  pilot Eckles MIA July 19, 1943
B-17E 41-9180  scrapped
B-17E "Gypsy Rose" 41-9193  pilot Dau May 24, 1943
B-17E 41-9194  pilot Freeman crashed December 2, 1942
B-17E 41-9196  pilot Hageman MIA October 6, 1942
B-17E 41-9206  pilot Newton ditched September 24, 1942
B-17E "Texas #6" 41-9207  pilot Naumann crashed June 1, 1943
B-17E "Blues In The Nite" 41-9209 pilot McCullar crashed April 12, 1943
B-17E 41-9210  under restoraton at Flying Heritage Collection (FHC)
B-17E "Typhoon McGoon II" 41-9211  returned to United States, scrapped
B-17E 41-9212  pilot Porter MIA June 5, 1942
B-17E "Los Lobos/Road Home/Rover Boy" 41-9213  condemned August 1944
B-17E "Alley Oop" 41-9216  written off June 1944
B-17E "Fiji Foo" 41-9217  pilot ? crashed October 27, 1943
B-17E 41-9218  pilot McDonald crashed August 4, 1942
B-17E "Kai-O-Keleiwa" 41-9224  pilot Loder MIA August 7, 1942
B-17E "Yankee Doodle Jr." 41-9227  pilot ? crashed December 31, 1942
B-17E 41-9234  pilot Dau force landed January 8, 1943
B-17E "Clown House" 41-9235  pilot Lindbergh ditched October 29, 1942
B-17E "Honi Kuu Okole" 41-9244  pilot Williams crashed May 21, 1943
B-17E "Li'l Neil" 41-9222  scrapped in the United States
F Model
B-17F-1-BO
B-17F "Cap'n & The Kids / Miss Em" 41-24353  Scrapped April 1946
B-17F 41-24354  pilot Webb MIA August 26, 1942
B-17F "Dinah Might" 41-24355  written off September 16, 1943
B-17F "Ka-Puhio-Wela" 41-24356  pilot Moore Shot down March 3, 1943
B-17F "Mama Maxie / The Super Chief" 41-24357  scrapped 1945
B-17F "Lulu Belle" 41-24358  scapped 1945
B-17F "Panama Hattie / Well Goddam" 41-24381  scrapped July 1948
B-17F 41-24383  pilot Christopher MIA January 7, 1943
B-17F "Pluto" 41-24384  pilot Ramey MIA March 26, 1943
B-17F-5-BO
B-17F "Hoomalimali" 41-24391  pilot Henson crash September 14, 1942
B-17F "Lak-A-Nookie" 41-24401  scrapped November 1945
B-17F "The Old Man / Biltz Buggy" 41-24403  scrapped 1948
B-17F 41-24420  scrapped 1946
B-17F "Hell From Heaven Men" 41-24424  pilot McMullan ditched March 15, 1943
B-17F 41-24425  pilot McArthur crashed April 17, 1943
B-17F 41-24427  pilot Williams MIA September 15, 1942
B-17F "Miss Carriage" 41-24428  pilot Humrichouse crashed September 6, 1943
B-17F "Dumbo" 41-24429  pilot Anderson December 4, 1942
B-17F 41-24430  scrapped or otherwise disappeared in New Zealand
B-17F-10-BO
B-17F "Taxpayer's Pride" 41-24448  pilot McEachran crashed June 26, 1943
B-17F "My Lovin' Dove" 41-24450  pilot Classen ditched February 9, 1943
B-17F "Georgia Peach" 41-24454  pilot Woodard crashed June 13, 1943
B-17F "Old Baldy" 41-24455  Returned to USA, scrapped September 1944
B-17F "Aztec's Curse" 41-24457  pilot Rockwell crashed April 23, 1943
B-17F "San Antonio Rose" 41-24458  pilot Lindberg MIA January 5, 1943
B-17F-20-BO
B-17F "Reckless Mountain Boys" 41-24518  pilot Heichel ditched May 7, 1943
B-17F "Fightin Swede" 41-24520  pilot Keatts MIA May 8, 1943
B-17F "Black Jack / The Joker's Wild" 41-24521  pilot De Loach ditched July 11, 1943
B-17F 41-24522  destroyed on the ground November 16, 1942
B-17F 41-24528  damaged October 13-14, 1942 by bombardment at Henderson Field on Guadalcanal
B-17F 41-24531  pilot Sewart ditched November 18, 1942
B-17F "Omar Khayyam / The Plastered Bastard" 41-24534  pilot Jacobs crashed December 1, 1942
B-17F "Talisman / USASOS War-Horse" 41-24537 scraped September 1945
B-17F 41-24538  pilot Jack ditched January 5, 1943
B-17F-25-BO
B-17F 41-24540  destroyed January 17, 1943
B-17F "I Dood It / Pluto" 41-24543  pilot Barnett crashed June 30, 1943
B-17F "Harry the Horse" 41-24548  pilot Kennedy crashed May 4, 1944
B-17F 41-24550  pilot Hocutt ditched December 14, 1942
B-17F "Fire Ball Mail" 41-24551  destroyed January 17, 1943
B-17F "Listen Here Tojo" 41-24552  pilot Eberly crashed September 15, 1943
B-17F "The Mustang" 41-24554  scrapped June 1945
B-17F "Tuffy" 41-24574  scrapped August 1945
B-17F-50-BO
B-17F 42-5367  crashed February 11, 1943
B-17F-115-BO
B-17F 42-30681 crashed April 27, 1943 recoverd 1986, in storage
G Model
B-17G-85-DL
B-17G- 44-83554  converted to VIP transport, written off 1947 or used as drone
B-17G 44-83563  displayed Lyon Air Museum painted as "Fuddy Duddy" 42-97400
B-17G 44-83575  owned by Collins Foundation painted as "Nine-O-Nine" 42-31909
B-17G- 44-83581  pilot Hannigan crashed September 1, 1945
B-17G-100-BO
B-17G 42-3882  converted to a B-17H, pilot Motsinger crashed July 25, 1945
B-17G-105-VE
B-17G 44-85702  operated in Panama
B-17G 44-85790  displayed on pylons at The Bomber Restaurant Milwaukie, Oregon

Other Known B-17s
B-17 sunk off Koumac  crashed off New Caledonia
B-17E piloted by Parsel crashed April 2, 1942

 

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