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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-83864

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 44-83864
Construction #:
  32505 (-DL)
Civil Registration:
  N5234V
  N6465D
  XB-BOE
  N73648
Model(s):
  B-17G Flying Fortress
  PB-1W
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1972

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-83864.
Delivered as PB-1W to USN as BuNo 77232
- BOC: July 17, 1945.
- SOC: July 10, 1956
American Compressed Steel Corp, Dallas, TX, December 11, 1957.
- Registration N6465D reserved but not used.
- Registered as N5234V.
Mexicana Aero Foto, Mexico City, January 3, 1958-1963.
- Registered as XB-BOE.
Mark Hurd Aerial Surveys, Goleta, CA, March 2, 1964.
- Reregistered as N5234V.
Cal Nat Airways, Grass Valley, CA, 1966.
- Registered as N73648, 1966.
- Rebuilt Grass Valley & Converted to tanker
- Flown as tanker #B11.
Black Hills Aviation, Spearfish, SD, 1969-1972.
- Flown as tanker #E56.
- Crashed and destroyed during fire bombing, Socorro, NM, July 12, 1972.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
None

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