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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-85774

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-85774

Serial #: 44-85774
Construction #:
  8683 (-VE)
Civil Registration:
  CP-621
  N621L
Model(s):
  B-17G Flying Fortress
  VB-17G Flying Fortress
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1975

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-85774, 19??.
Delivered to Government of Bolivia, June 22, 1956
- Delivered from Davis Monthan AFB stocks.
- Civil conversion by Hamilton Aircraft, Tucson, AZ.
Lloyd Aero Boliviano, La Paz, December 1956-1968.
- Registered as CP-621.
Aircraft Specialties Inc., Mesa, AZ, December 1968-1975.
- Registered as N621L.
- Flown to Hawaii for use in movie Tora Tora Tora, January 1969
- Flown as tanker #C64, #64.
- Crashed and destroyed, July, 1975.

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-85774

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.
Photo Source(s):
Brian Lockett/Goleta Air & Space Museum

Research Assistance:

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