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"Lt McLaughlin and crew of the 92nd Bomb Group beside the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Equipoise. England. 25 Sept 1943."

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    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...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James McLaughlin

    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...

Aircraft

  • 42-30580 'Equipoise'

    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,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 February 2019 11:32:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/55704042?terms=42-30580

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