History of the
B-17 #44-83790

Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/45; Hunter 14/7/45; Slated Oahu 7AF, transferred Sth Plains 25/10/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 30/4/46; 4134 BU Spokane 11/9/46; 594 BU Topeka 15/9/46; re-ass 31/3/47; 1377 BU Westover 22/5/47; crash landed on frozen Dyke Lake, Labrador 23/12/47 with Chester Karney and cp Jack Bullington, eventually aircraft sank when ice melted and found in 1998. After years of negotiation with Canadian government was recovered 9/10/2004 and acquired by Don Brooks, of Douglas, Ga. with restoration currently by Tom Riley.

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  1. von Donald Poirier am 23. April 2018 3:39 Uhr

    Bonjour.
    Le 28 septembre 2004 j’ai photographier le B17G série 44-83790.
    Je vous envois se petit message pour savoir ou est rendu la restauration.
    J’aimerai avoir un lien ou je pourrais voir des photos de ce magnifique avion.
    Voici les photos prise a Labrador City en 2004.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/75468899@N05/16758648738
    Merci d’avance.
    Donald Poirier
    Province de Québec Canada.

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 23. April 2018 8:55 Uhr

      Bonjour,
      merci pour le lien Flickr vers vos photos.
      Jing

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