Built by Boeing at Seattle. Delivered to the U. S. Army.
Assigned to the 28th Bombardment Group, 36th Bombardment Squadron. No known nose art or nickname.
On January 21, 1943 this B-17 suffered a midair collision with B-17E 41-2586 damaging the tail and right stabalizer. Afterwards, the damaged bomber managed to return to Adak Airfield.
The Thousand-Mile War page 144-145, footnote referencing Steve Birdsall research
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January 31, 2018