B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29754 / Mason’s Morons aka Shangri-La Lil

B-17 #42-29754 / Mason’s Morons aka Shangri-La Lilzoom_in

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  • RCL: ET-B, BG-B, PU-B

MACR: 405

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-29754 / Mason’s Morons aka Shangri-La Lil

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43. Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-B] Alconbury 15/4/43. 334BG [BG-B] MASON’S MORONS – Framlingham 12/5/43. With R.C. Mason, force landed RAF Colerne 17/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 7m. Transferred to 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Molesworth 17/6/43. Missing in Action Watten 27/8/43 with: (7 Prisoner of War): George Crockett, Pilot; Israel Millner, Navigator; Allen Jaynes, Radio Operator; Gene Williams, Left Waist gunner; Eddie Homer, Right Waist gunner; Ben Clarke, Ball turret gunner; Jim Burke, Tail gunner. 3 killed in action: Meran Barsam, Co-pilot; Bill Cramsie, Bombardier; Morris Tepper , Flight engineer. Flak hit in bomb bay, exploded and crashed at St Omer, near Merville, France. Missing Air Crew Report 405. SHANGRI-LA LIL.

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