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  B-17E Flying Fortress Serial Number 41-9210  
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Aircraft History
Built by Boeing at Seattle. Constructors Number 2682. On May 16, 1942 delivered to the U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-17E Flying Fortress serial number 41-9210.

Postwar
Registered in the United States as N5842N. Purchased by Paul Allen. On May 15, 2004 registered as N12355 to Vulcan Warbirds, Inc. Under restoration at the Flying Heritage Collection (FHC).

References
USAF Serial Number Search Results - B-17E Flying Fortress 41-9210
"9210 sold on civilian market as N5842N. To University of Minnesota 1946-1952. Sold to Canadian firm as CF-ICB. Back to US as N9720F. Sold to Bolivian airline Lloyd Aero Boliviano as CP-753. Crashed at La Paz, Bolivia 1976. Sat derelict at La Paz airfield until 1990 when recovered by Don Whittington Of World Jet of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Returned to USA as N8WJ. Flown in September 1998 to Moses Lake, WA and transferred to the Flying Heritage Museum of Bellevue, WA. Re-registered as N12355 in August 1999. Currently under restoration."
Surviving B-17 Flying Fortresses - 41-9210
FAA Registry - N12455

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Last Updated
September 29, 2021

 

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