Built by Boeing at Seattle. Deilvered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas across the Pacific.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 19th Bombardment Group, 30th Bombardment Squadron. No known nose art or nickname. This B-17 participated in the Java campaign until Evacuated from Java to Australia, arriving at Broome Airfield. On March 1, 1942 this B-17 was at Pearce Airfield.
Took off from Batchelor Field near Darwin piloted by Captain Edward Teats arriving at Del Monte Airfield on Mindanao to participate in the Royce Mission. On April 12-13, 1942 took off from Del Monte Airfield bombing missions against Japanese targets in the Philippines. Afterwards, returned to Batchelor Field.
Returned to the United States during November 1942. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped.
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