B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31236 / Arch Bishop

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31236 / Arch Bishop


  • RCL: GY-F

MACR: 1933


History of
B-17 42-31236 / Arch Bishop

Delivered Cheyenne 8/10/43; Grand Island 11/11/43; Wilmington 17/11/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-F] Thurleigh 21/12/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44; enemy aircraft, crashed Kremer Farm, near Vlessendijk, Raalte, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 1933. ARCH BISHOP.

Last updated: 17. August 2017


B-17 42-31236 / Arch Bishop Details

B-17 #42-31538 ‘Norah’  was hit by FW 190s. Flew rudderles from the formation and collided with B_17 #42-31236 ‘Arch Bishop’


B-17 42-31236 / Arch Bishop Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT George Campert KIA
CP 2LT Gerald C. Coots KIA
BOMB 1LT Joseph A. Sparks KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Patrick F. Murray KIA
RO T/SGT Cyril E. Lebert KIA
BT S/SGT Adolf Graubart KIA
WG S/SGT Perley E. Colburn KIA
WG S/SGT Welton P. Teston KIA
TG S/SGT Kneeland H. Hudson KIA

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