B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3285 / Mary Ellen

B-17 #42-3285 / Mary Ellenzoom_in



MACR: 234


History of
B-17 42-3285 / Mary Ellen

Delivered Denver 26/4/43; Dow Fd 20/6/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 20/6/43; transferred 562BS/388BG Knettishall 23/6/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Francis Hennessey, Navigator: Clyde Richardson (2EVD-ret UK 22/3/44); Bombardier: Sidney Mink, Ball turret gunner: John McCulloch, Waist gunner: Howard Weeks,Tail gunner: Marcus Moore (4 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Ed Neff, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lew Pursley, Radio Operator: John Lynch, Waist gunner: Jim Mack (4 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed on stables at Hermitage Farm, Busigny, 14 miles SE of Cambrai, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 234). MARY ELLEN.

Published: 6. September 2017 / Last updated: 10. March 2018


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