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  B-17C Flying Fortress Serial Number 40-2053  
RAF

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February 19, 1941

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing at Seattle during 1941. Delivered to the U. S. Army, serial number 40-2053. At the Boeing factory, painted in Royal Air Force (RAF) markings with serial number AN522. Completed as of February 19, 1941 and photographed at Boeing Field.

Wartime History
This B-17 was ferried overseas to the United Kingdom. On June 22, 1941 this bomber broke up in midair and crashed near Catterick Bridge, United Kingdom.

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January 9, 2018

 

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