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  B-17B Flying Fortress Serial Number 38-220  
6th AF
9th BG

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing at Seattle. Constructors Number 1068. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried to Panama.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 6th Air Force, 9th Bombardment Group based at Rio Hato Airfield initially. On December 24, 1941 assigned to Trinadad for long range patrol missions.

This B-17 was lost at Trinadad, details unknown.

Alae Supra Canalem page 151, 152 lists B-17B 38-220 wrecked at San Jose, Guatemala on March 18, 1942 likely this reference is B-17B Flying Fortress 38-264 instead.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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