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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-85679

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-85679

Serial #: 44-85679
Construction #: 8588
Civil Registration:
  N6460D
  N5225V
Model(s):
  B-17G-100-VE Flying Fortress
  EB-17G
  PB-1W
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1964

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-85679
- BOC: April 25, 1945.
- SOC: 1950
- Accepted as EB-17G.
Transferred to US Navy as PB-1W as Bu. 77138.
- BOC: June 1950.
- SOC: 1957.
- Stored, 1956-1957.
American Compressed Steel, Dallas, TX, December 1957.
- Registration N6460D reserved but not taken up.
- Registered as N5225V.
- Stored at Love Field, Dallas, TX.
Carstedt Air, Long Beach, CA, August 23, 1963.
- To be used as air tanker/sprayer.
Sun Coast Canning Co, Lakeland, FL, February 20, 1964.
- Crashed and destroyed, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 6, 1964.

Source(s):
www.joebaugher.com
Thompson, Scott A. - Final Cut: The Post-War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors (4th Edition)
Photo Source(s):
Lars Erik Lundin via Ron's Archive, www.ronsarchive.com, 2005

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