Bolivian Heavy Props- Michael Prophet
B-17E CP-753 (2682) El Tigre first arrived in Bolivia in July 1964 with Compania Boliviana de Aviacion. Previous operators include Lysdale Flying Service and Canadian Kenting Aviation. She was involved in several mishaps, such as a Port undercarriage collapsed while taxiing at La Paz (1974) and a crash at while landing at San Borja (1976). She was rebuilt and sold to the US and was ferried to Florida March 1990. Sister ship B-17G CP-891 (22616) ex CP-627. This aircraft was saved and brought back to the US (1981) and can be seen as a static display at March AFB museum CA.