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  B-17E "Bataan" Serial Number 41-2593  
USAAF
5th AF

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USAAF 1942

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force. This B-17 was used by U. S. Army General MacArthur as his personal aircraft. Nicknamed "Bataan". The interior was fitted with seats and tables. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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