Crashed near Rochelle, Georgia August 5, 1976
Tags: B-17 Flying Fortress
Category: B-17 Flying Fortress
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This plane was being used by the State of Georgia to spread insecticide to try and control the fire ant population. The pilot stated that one engine began to vibrate badly. He landed it in M.D. Brown’s peanut field just south of Rochelle city limits.
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