B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3105

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3105


  • RCL: PY-N

History of
B-17 42-3105

Delivered Denver 14/2/43; Presque Is 26/4/43; Assigned 96BG Grafton Underwood /43; transferred 407BS/92BG [PY-N] Alconbury 5/43; 1 SAD Burtonwood 12/10/43; re-ass HQ/1CCRC Bovingdon, damaged in landing accident at RAF Llanbedr, Wales, 3/9/44 with Bob Thompson, Co-pilot: Capt A.P. Tolley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: W.R. Pearson, Radio Operator: Joe Uruburu (4 Returned to Duty); on non-op flight from Atcham, but brakes failed on landing and aircraft ran onto to soft ground; recorded as Salvaged 2/6/45.

Last updated: 22. August 2017


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