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Fortress AN522

Aircraft Model:Boeing Fortress Mk. I
Constructor's No.:2054
Identities:40-2053; AN522
Units:No. 90 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

22 June 1941Aircraft broke up in mid-air during a high altitude experimental flight over Yorkshire.
Pilot: F/O JOHN CHARLES MICHAEL HAWLEY, RAF 42002 (Killed)
2nd Pilot: 1/Lt FOLLETT BRADLEY, JR., USAAF (Killed)
Observer: Sgt HORACE PHILIP BLACK, RAFVR 915945 (Killed)
Wireless Operator: F/Sgt GEORGE JAMES GARWOOD, RAFVR 701916 (Killed)
W/AG: Sgt THOMAS JAMES WILLS, RCAF R/53359 (Killed)
Passenger: F/Lt JOHN BERNARD WILLIAM HUMPHERSON, RAF 39317 (Killed)
Passenger: S/Ldr DAVID ALAN HOPE ROBSON, RAF 23394 (Killed)
Passenger: F/Lt WILLIAM KILPATRICK STEWART, RAFVR 73558 (Survived)

References

Allenby, R. n.f.d. Fortress AN522 near Catterick Bridge/Gatherley (broke up in air). Aircraft Accidents In Yorkshire. Retrieved 7 January 2018 from <http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/an522.html>.

Baugher, J. 2017 1940 USAAC Serial Numbers. Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 7 January 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1940.html>.

Chorley, W.R. 2006 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 2: 1941. Hinckley: Midland Publishing.

Pacific Wrecks 2017 B-17C Flying Fortress Serial Number 40-2053. Retrieved 7 January 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/40-2053.html>.

Record updated on 7 January 2018.


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