MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-01-11:

Dates may be UK-style: dd/mm/yy

#42-37768 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1943
Notes42-37768 Delivered: Denver 23/8/43; Gr Island 18/9/43; ass 526BS/379BG [LF-J] Kimbolton 19/10/43; MIA Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: P.A. Waggoner Jr, Co-Pilot: Burt Emerson, Navigator: Herb Young, Bombardier: Art Desmond{surrendered four days later}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Will Cowan, Radio Operator: Murray Nadel, Ball Turret Gunner: Brady Adkins, Waist Gunner: Ken Taylor (8POW), Waist Gunner: Noel Hillyard{chute failed}, Tail Gunner: Bob Sutton (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Gifhorn/Hanover road junction, a mile S of Hanigsen, Germany. MACR 1943.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne