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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-83858

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-83858

Serial #: 44-83858
Construction #: 32499 (-DL)
Civil Registration:
  N6461D
  N5226V
  CP-742
Model(s):
  B-17G-95-DL Flying Fortress
  PB-1W
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1965

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-83858.
Transferred to USN as PB-1W as Bu. 77227.
- BOC: July 5, 1945.
- SOC: July 10, 1956.
American Compressed Steel Corp, December 1957.
- Registration N6461D reserved but not taken up.
American Compressed Steel Corp, Dallas, TX, December 2, 1957-1962.
- Registered as N5226V.
- Stored, unconvereted, marked as USN XD-5, Dallas-Love, TX, 1958-1960.
Von E. Carstedt/C-Air, Long Beach, CA, January 31, 1962-1964.
- Converted for aerial spraying, 1962.
Sun Coast Canning Co, Tampa, FL, circa 1964.
Zambrana Airmotive Corp, Miami, FL, May 14, 1964.
Compania Boliviana de Rutas Aereas, La Paz, Bolivia, June 1964-1965.
- Crashed, Santa Ana, Beni, Bolivia, February 21, 1965.

Source(s):
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page, home.att.net/~jbaugher/
Aero Vintage Books
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
R.E. Foy via Ron's Archive, www.ronsarchive.com, 2005

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