"Lt McLaughlin and crew of the 92nd Bomb Group beside the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Equipoise. England. 25 Sept 1943."
The 92nd Group's 327th Bomb Squadron was the only Eighth Air Force squadron to fly YB-40s in combat. YB-40s were B-17s modified to fly as a heavily armed escort for other bombers. They were flown on missions between May and June 1943. Between May 1943...
Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favored Few p. 68 Losses of the 8th and 9th lists a crash landing at Athenry, County Galway, Ireland on 15 January 1943. The B-17 41-9045 'Tennessee Belle' was returning from North Africa to Cornwall. McLaughlin became an...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 27/6/43; Smoky 10/7/43; Dow Fd 15/7/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-N] Alconbury 14/8/43; Salvaged n/battle damaged 6/1/44 following ground collision with 42-31377, after ship blew right tyre; with Bill Lock, Co-pilot: Walt Price,...
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