MIA Aircraft


Missing 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-01-11:

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

#42-29861 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameBUCK-SHOT
MIA1944-01-11
Notes42-29861 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/2/43; Denver 1/3/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned: 509BS/351BG [RQ-X] Polebrook 16/4/43; MIA {31m} Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Harry Cannon, Co-Pilot: John May, Navigator: George Farrell, Bombardier: Bob Wood, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Ball, Radio Operator: Paul Kallas, Ball Turret Gunner: Manuel Trujillo, Waist Gunner: Dick Emmick, Waist Gunner: Wayne Kittilson, Tail Gunner: Bob Brodsky (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Luederoad Estate, four miles E of Salzgitter, Germany. MACR1936. BUCK-SHOT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29861 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameBUCK-SHOT
MIA1944-01-11
NotesCS: RQ-X
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-30780 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameEAGER EAGLE II
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1938
Notes42-30780 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/7/43; Geiger 9/8/43; Pendleton 12/8/43; Assigned: 509BS/351BG [RQ-H/T] Polebrook 21/9/43; MIA {10m} Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Bill Myers, Co-Pilot: John Hart, Bombardier: Art Jones, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Clyde Caudle, Radio Operator: Lavern Sherman, Ball Turret Gunner: John Ricci, Tail Gunner: Jim Mansfield (7KIA), Navigator: Bill Carmichael, Waist Gunner: Bill Bloshko, Waist Gunner: Herb Bivens{spinal injury in hospital 6 mths} (3POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Holzerode, six miles NE of Gottingen, Germany. MACR 1938. EAGER EAGLE II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30780 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameEAGER EAGLE II
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1938
NotesCS: RQ-T
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-31481 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1941
Notes42-31481 Delivered: Cheyenne 6/11/43; Gr Island 21/11/43; Wilmington 30/11/43; Presque Is 1/12/43; Prestwick 7/12/43; Assigned: 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 2/1/44; MIA {1m} Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Dick Case, Co-Pilot: George Smith, Navigator: Ed Jackson, Bombardier: Dave Steed, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Hanson, Radio Operator: Jim Wiersma, Ball Turret Gunner: Dave Flanzbaum, Waist Gunner: Harry Simmons, Waist Gunner: Harry Peters (9POW); Tail Gunner: Ray Howard (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Forest House, Donnershagen National Park, 11 miles SE of Holzminden, Germany. MACR 1941.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31481 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1941
NotesCS: TU-B
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-3523 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameAPRIL GIRL
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1940
Notes42-3523 Delivered: Long Beach 22/7/43; Denver 16/8/43; Assigned: 510BS/351BG [TU-M] Polebrook 24/9/43; MIA {11m} Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: George Procak, Co-Pilot: George Neely, Navigator: Jerrold Trumbower, Bombardier: Jim Keating, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Cipriano, Radio Operator: Saul Susman, Ball Turret Gunner: Otis Williams, Waist Gunner: Gene Chelstowski (8POW), Waist Gunner: Pete Goinvic, Tail Gunner: E.T. Burgess{killed in tailplane in crash} (2KIA) flak and Enemy aircraft, crashed Pillgrim, two miles SE of Scherborn, seven miles E of Holzminden, Germany. MACR 1940. APRIL GIRL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3523 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameAPRIL GIRL
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1940
NotesCS: TU-M
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-39905 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1937
Notes42-39905 Delivered: Long Beach 5/10/43; Gr Island 31/10/43; ass 508BS/351BG [YB-C] Polebrook 2/1/44; {2m} MIA Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Tom Garner, Co-Pilot: Ed Hodgson, Navigator: Tony Diprima, Bombardier: Albt LaShier, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vic Pyles, Radio Operator: Bruce Worden, Waist Gunner: Keith Commins, Waist Gunner: Bill Hefferman (8POW), Ball Turret Gunner: Erwin Huggett, Tail Gunner: Ralph Foster (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed NW of Weissenborn, 25 miles E of Kassel, Germany. MACR 1937.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-39905 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1937
NotesCS: YB-C
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour