No. 2731. Boeing 299-O B-17E Flying Fortress (41-2393 c/n 2204) US Army Air Forces
Aeroplane Photo Supply (APS) Photo No. 204

Boeing 299-O B-17E Flying Fortress

08/12/2006. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This was the prototype of the B-17E. It was delivered to Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, USA, on October 3, 1941 and then went to Eglin Field, Valpariso, Florida, USA, on October 10, 1941; Langley Field, Hampton, Virginia, USA, on December 28, 1941; and finally to Gander Airport, Dominion of Newfoundland, on January 8, 1942. The aircraft crashed the next day (January 9, 1942)."

Created June 20, 2003