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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-83753

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 44-83753
Construction #: 32394 (-DL)
Civil Registration:
  NL5024N
  Model(s):
  B-17G-95-DL Flying Fortress
Name: None
Status: Scrapped
Last info: 1961

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-83753, 19??.
D. L. Spivey, Findlay, OK, August 12, 1947.
- Registered as NL5024N.
Charles T. Winters, Miami, FL, December 24, 1947.
A. Schwimmer, Miami, FL, June 9, 1948.
Delivered to Israeli Air Force as 1602, 1948-1958.
- Ferried from USA to Czechoslovakia, 1948.
-- Fitted with machine guns and bomb racks.
- Ferried from Czechoslovakia to Israel, bombing Egypt en route.
- Served with 69 Squadron.
Israeli Aircraft Industries, Tel Aviv-Lod, 1958-1961.
- Withdrawn from use, broken-up and scrapped, Tel Aviv-Lod, August 1961.
Some sources note civil registration as N5024M.

Source(s):
www.joebaugher.com
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
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