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ChrisBrame

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A thread about stateside B-17 accidents on WIX turned up an interesting story from member John Terrell:
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Originally Posted by "JohnTerrell"
A family member pointed me to this St. Paul "Star Tribune" article a while back, from November 23, 1944, of a Sioux City-based B-17 that came down in northern Minnesota, a whole five hours after its crew had all bailed out while on a training flight. I was able to find that the aircraft was B-17F 42-3377.

https://startribune.newspapers.com/clip ... Z5mNmX0304
https://startribune.newspapers.com/clip ... 98pXQdBOkk

(I especially like the insert about the U of M inventor of the B-17's autopilot, which even lists his personal address at the time - certainly a different time period!)

Has anyone here explored (or looked for) the site, in the woods near Isabella, MN? 

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