AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: BOEING MODEL 299 FORTRESS.

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  • E(MOS) 276
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Fortress Mark I, AN529, on the ground at Ayr/Heathfield, Ayrshire, shortly after arrival from the United States. AN529 joined No. 90 Squadron RAF as ‘WP-C’ and was written off after a forced landing near Fort Maddalena, Libya, on 8 November 1941.

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Boeing Fortress Mk I at Heathfield, near Prestwick in Scotland, shortly after arrival from the United States, May 1941.

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