Analysis of the Circumstances Surrounding the Last Flight of B-17G Number 43-39338 on Nov 1 1946

The cause of this accident has never been officially established. Only those aboard the plane know what really happened. The following is an analysis of the facts as we know them based on the documentation that is available to us. It is our intent not to second-guess any of the crew or their advisors and superiors, but to present the information about the circumstances surrounding the last flight of B-17 43-39338 in a logical sequence and to offer a few scenarios that might shed light on the mystery of this ill-fated flight.

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