B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 40-2073

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 40-2073


  • RCL: AN534

History of
B-17 40-2073

Delivered RAF [AN534] as part of Lend-Lease via Gander to 90 Squardon [WP-E] Polebrook 4-Apr-41; crashed on test flight take-off at Polebrook 28-Jul-41 with H. Brook, R. Bradley, R. Henderson, R. Muir, R. Smith, P. Pugh (6 Killed in Action); suffered severe turbulence with damage starboard wing and crashed Wilbarston, near Corby, Northamptonshire. UK 28-Jul-41. Salvaged.

Last updated: 3. October 2017


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