Skip to main content
Edit entry 

40-2069 B-17C

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered RAF [AN532] as part of Lend-Lease; 90 Squadron [WP-J] Polebrook 13-May-41; Portreath 28-Oct-41; 220 Squadron (MB-J) 1-Dec-41; to Shallufah, Egypt 3-Feb-42; FEAF India 1-Jul-42; 10 AF 25-Sep-42; RETUS Sebring ?, crashed Hendricks 3-Jan-43; Salvaged. (transferred 220 Sq (NR-J); (? As 40-2079?)



  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...


Not yet known


Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 01:07:49 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 18-Feb-2015. All changes based on "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log