Geschichte der
B-17 #42-40050 / Channel Express III

Delivered Long Beach 16/11/43; Gr Island 4/12/43; Presque Is 11/12/43; Prestwick, UK 15/12/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-J] Deenethorpe 1/1/44; Missing in Action Bordeaux 19/6/44 with Bill Massey, Bombardier: Lew Stelljes, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Francis Beard (3 evaded capture); Co-pilot: Dominic Ceresa, Radio Operator: Harry Earnes, Ball turret gunner: Bob Mahler, Waist gunner: Alf Wieters, Waist gunner: Jim Faulkner,Tail gunner: Paul White (7 Killed in Action); mech. fault, spun down and exploded, crashed Chez Renard, near Jauldes, ten miles N of Angouleme, Fr ; Missing Air Crew Report 6002. CHANNEL EXPRESS III.

Crew 42-40050 / Channel Express III

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTWilliam E. MasseyEVD
CP2LTDominick CeresaKIA
BOMB2LTLewis V. StelljesEVD
ENG/TTS/SGTFrancis L. BerardEVD
ROT/SGTHarold L. EamesKIA
BTSGTRobert L. MahlerKIA
WGSGTAlfred E. WietersKIA
WGS/SGTJames P. FaulknerKIA
TGSGTPaul A. WhiteKIA

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