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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress  * Retired *
Used by the Transporte Aéreo Militar and Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CP-570/CB-70 8296 42-3360 1950 operated by LAB, crashed at La Paz on 21.9.1955
CP-571/CB-71 6035 42-30921 1950 operated by LAB, n/a
CP-579/CB-79 3119 41-24434 1950 operated by LAB, n/a
CP-580/CB-80 9300 43-38322 8.1951 operated by LAB, crashed at La Paz on 7.2.1965
CP-597/CB-97 n/a n/a 1951 operated by LAB, mid-air collision with CP-572 at Trinidad on 5.9.1955
CP-620 8749 44-85840 11.1956 operated by LAB, sold as N620L in 1968
CP-621 8683 44-85774, FAB 22.6.1956 operated by LAB from 12.1956, sold as N621L in 1968
CP-622 8726 44-85817 10.1956 crashed at Laja on 18.2.1957
CP-623 32391 44-83750, FAB 1956 operated by LAB from 12.1956, crashed at La Paz on 28.7.1958
CP-625 10285 43-39307 11.1956 operated by LAB from 11.1956, crashed at San Lorenzo on 17.11.1959
CP-626 32450 44-83809, USCG 83809 1956 sold to Corporación Boliviana de Fomento in 1956
CP-627 22616 44-6393 6.1956 operated by LAB from 1.1957, crashed at La Paz on 27.8.1968 rebuilt with parts from 43-38322/CP-580 by Frigoríficos Reyes
CP-686 6369 42-6073, N7952A 9.1960 operated by LAB, crashed at Trinidad on 4.11.1965

References:

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

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