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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-85806

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 44-85806
Construction #: 8715
Civil Registration:
  N7739B
  N117W
  CP-762
Model(s):
  B-17G-110-VE Flying Fortress
  PB-1G
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1964

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-85806.
- BOC: June 22, 1945.
- SOC: 1946.
Transferred to USCG as Bu 77245
- BOC: -
- SOC: December 1955
Delta Leasing Corp, Charlotte, NC, October 26, 1956
- Registered as N7739B
Biegert Brothers, Shickley, NB, February 7, 1957.
- Registered as N117W
- Used as aerial sprayer.
Bolivian Air Systems, La Paz, Bolivia, December 1964.
- Registered as CP-762.
- Heavily damaged or destryoyed at Lapa (near La Paz), December 16, 1964.
- Wreckage scrapped.

Source(s):
www.joebaugher.com
Thompson, Scott A. - Final Cut: The Post-War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors (4th Edition)
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
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