Dick Merrill repeatedly gambled his life while barnstorming, delivering airmail, After Merrill became a captain at Eastern Air Lines, his boss, “Captain Eddie” .. After the death of Sidney Shannon, a onetime airmail pilot who had risen to.
Henry Tyndall "Dick" Merrill (February 1, – October 31, ) was an early aviation Dick always told this story: 'But Captain, you've got a hundred pilots on the line better than me. . Toby Wing Merrill was still beside him at his passing.
Henry Tindall (Dick) Merrill, a pioneer aviator who in made the first recalled that after one such mission the pilot approached Capt. Three years later their infant son, Henry, was smothered to death in his crib in
After Dick's death in October, , Toby spent the remainder of her life actively c/n / msn: First flight: Total airframe hrs: Captain: Dick Merrill.