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Salvaged radio receiver from B-17, 42-31192 (YB-R), crashed in Farabol, Sweden. On display on local exhibition.



  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 508th Bomb Squadron
  • 509th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31192

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/9/43; Scott Fd 24/10/43; Presque Is 1/11/43; with Roy Parsons force landed Meeeks Fd, Iceland 12/11/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG Deenethorpe 13/11/43; transferred 509BS/351BG [RQ-R] Polebrook 3/12/43; 508th BS [YB-R]; Missing in...



Date Contributor Update
17 March 2019 13:59:08 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Removed associations to people not shown in this image. The people will be connected to the aircraft record.

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2016 18:19:57 Ivar Kandell Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Picture from Swedish local newspaper Blekinge Läns Tidning.