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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-85821

B-17 Flying Fortress

Serial #: 44-85821
Construction #:
  8730 (-VE)
Civil Registration:
  N2873G
  OB-SAA-532
  OB-R-532
Model(s):
  B-17G-110-VE Flying Fortress
  PB-1G
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 2000

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-85821, 19??.
Delivered as PB-1W to USN as 77247
- BOC: July 29, 1945.
- SOC: July 29, 1958.
- Offered for disposal, NAS Elizabeth City, NC, August 1958.
Thompson Aircraft Sales/Division of Ace Smelting Co, Phoenix, AZ, 1959.
- Registered as N2873G.
Empressa Andoriente S.A., Lima Peru, November 1960-1964.
- Registered as OB-SAA-532.
- Registered as OB-R-532, 1964.
Peruinvest y Compania de Formento e Inversiones S.A., Pucalapa/Tarapota, February 25, 1966.
- Withdrawn from use, 1966.
Hugh McDonald, ????.
- Recovered derelict hulk.
Advertised for sale as restoration project, June 2000.

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
None

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