B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3386 / Marie Helena

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3386 / Marie Helena


  • RCL: EP-H, LN-H

MACR: 949


History of
B-17 42-3386 / Marie Helena

Delivered Denver 1/6/43; Presque Is 7/8/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-H] Thorpe Abbotts 23/8/43; transferred to 350BS [LN-H]; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Rich Gormley, Co-pilot: Ed Fox, Navigator: Pete Motta, Bombardier: Bill Heath, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jay McPhee, Radio Operator: Dale Von Seggern, Ball turret gunner: Don Hilton, Waist gunner: Bill Avery, Waist gunner: Chas Presley,Tail gunner: Clay Rife (10 Killed in Action), coll with FW190, crashed Bellingwolde, 28 miles E of Groningen, Holl.; Missing Air Crew Report 949. MARIE HELENA.

Last updated: 18. September 2017


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