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  B-17E "Fiji Foo" Serial Number 41-9217  
USAAF
13th AF
11th BG
431st BS

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October 29, 1943

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 11th Bombardment Group, 431st Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Fiji Foo".

Mission History
On October 27, 1943 crash landed at Tontouta Airfield, crew unhurt. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Another reference list this B-17 as lost on February 19, 1943 piloted by Smith

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January 31, 2018

 

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