MIA Aircraft


Missing 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-01-11:

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

#42-3504 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG339BS
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 2376
Notes42-3504 Delivered: Denver 16/7/43; Scott 11/8/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-F] Snetterton 3/9/43; MIA Kiel 11/1/44 Pilot: Russell Ford, Co-Pilot: Chas Kizer, Navigator: Ashby Hunter, Bombardier: John McGlynn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ben Milling, Radio Operator: Alex Crowell, Ball Turret Gunner: Eugene Raight, Waist Gunner: George Tyminski, Waist Gunner: Guy Lowery, Tail Gunner: Bernie Kritchunas (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea; another B-17 signalled rescue launch but all lost. MACR 2376. First aircraft with Bendix chin turret.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne