B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30001 / Mary Ann

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30001 / Mary Ann


  • RCL: LF-E

MACR: 1297


History of
B-17 42-30001 / Mary Ann

Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-E] Kimbolton 23/6/43; Missing in Action Le Bourget 16/8/43 with Ray Bidwell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Cannell, Ball turret gunner: Tom Johnson (3 Killed in Action), Co-pilot: Jack Ryan, Navigator: Mario Delivered Re, Bombardier: Wayne Bader, Radio Operator: Vic Chesquier, Waist gunner: Pete Murray, Waist gunner: Elvin Cocherall,Tail gunner: Larry Prentiss (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Plessis Chenet, near Corbeil, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 1297. MARY ANN.

Last updated: 14. February 2020


B-17 42-30001 / Mary Ann Details

The aircraft that played the part of B-17 ‘Mary-Ann’ in the film ‘Air Force’ was B-17 #38-584


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