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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-83811

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 44-83811
Construction #: 32452 (-DL)
Civil Registration:
  NL5014N
  N9814F
  Model(s):
  B-17G-95-DL Flying Fortress
Name: None
Status: Scrapped
Last info: 1962

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-83811, 19??.
D. L. Spivey, Findlay, OK, May 29, 1947.
- Registered as NL5014N.
Universal Aviation, Tulsa, OK, July 15, 1947.
- Used for photo mapping under contract to US Army Mapping Service.
Levin & Co, Hollywood, CA, June 5, 1948.
A. Schwimmer, Miami, FL, June 9, 1948.
Delivered to Israeli AF/IDFAF as 1601, circa June 1948-1958.
- Served with 69 Squadron.
Israeli Aircraft Industries, Tel Aviv-Lod, Israel, 1958.
Bernard B. Azarow, New York, NY, 1958.
- Registered as N9814F.
- Impounded for arms smuggling, Algeria, March 1958.
- Returned to Israel.
Israeli Aircraft Industries, Tel Aviv-Lod, Israel, 1960.
- Withdrawn from use, broken up, 1960.
Columbia Pictures Corp, New York, NY, 1961.
- Fuselage only, shipped to London-Croydon.
- Used as film prop for interior scens in the movie The War Lover.
- Broken up and scraped, Middlesex, UK, circa 1962.

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