B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102936

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102936


  • RCL: CC-P

History of
B-17 42-102936

Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/44; Kearney 16/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 92BG Podington 30/5/44; transferred 569BS/390BG [CC-P] Framlingham 1/6/44; detailed Brest, Fr. 26/8/44 with Paul Bellamy, Co-pilot: Jim Graba, Bombardier: Joe Lee, Radio Operator: Irvin Casey, Ball turret gunner: Bob Hunter (5 Killed in Action); Navigator: Ray Klausing, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Walsh, Waist gunner: Louis Conser,Tail gunner: Rich McAteer (4 Returned to Duty); mid air coll with 42-97182; crashed Weston, near Stevenage, Herts., UK. The wreckage also killed two civilians; Salvaged 27/8/44.

Last updated: 1. August 2017


B-17 42-102936 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-97182


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