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  B-17E "Busy Beavers / Goonie" Serial Number 41-2523  
USAAF
11th BG
98th BS

Former Assignments
5th BG
72nd BS

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c1942 via Rocker

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing at Seattle. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the South Pacific.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Bombardment Group, 72nd Bombardment Squadron Nicknamed "Busy Beavers / Goonie". Later, assigned to the 11th Bombardment Group, 98th Bombardment Squadron.

Mission History
On March 20, 1943, ditched off Russell Islands.

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January 31, 2018

 

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