MIA Aircraft


Missing 94th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-01-11:

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

#42-29961 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG333BS
NamePASSIONATE WITCH
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1882
Notes42-29961 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/3/43; Casper 28/3/43; Smoky Hill 16/4/43; Tinker 6/5/43; Lincoln 17/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 333BS/94BG [QE-V] Earls Colne 29/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; MIA Brunswick 11/1/44 Pilot: Steve Butler (KIA-bailed out too low); Co-Pilot: Bob Jahrman, Navigator: Norman Orchard, Bombardier: Jim Van Blaricom, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ray Robinson, Radio Operator: Chas King, Ball Turret Gunner: Wayne Cuppett, Waist Gunner: Joe Cohlhepp, Waist Gunner: Rich Erickson, Tail Gunner: Ralph Allen (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Linderte, near Pattensen-Holtensen, ten miles SW of Hanover,. Germany. MACR 1882. PASSIONATE WITCH.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30248 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG410BS
NameLASSIE COME HOME
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1889
Notes42-30248 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Tinker 24/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned: 410BS/94BG [GL-X] Earls Colne 2/6/43 THE SOUTHERN QUEEN; Rougham 13/6/43 Transferred: 333BS as THE BUZZARD aka PRODIGAL SON; MIA Brunswick 11/1/44 Pilot: Bob Randall, Co-Pilot: Lloyd Hall, Navigator: Tom Nash, Bombardier: Jim Wilkinson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Hughes, Radio Operator: Bob James, Ball Turret Gunner: Albt Schwegel, Waist Gunner: Harry Luttrell, Waist Gunner: Walter Gray (9POW); Tail Gunner: Bernie Brown, foto-Dave Barker (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Uiezen, Germany. MACR 1889. LASSIE COME HOME.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30425 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG333BS
NameROGER DODGE HER
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1888
Notes42-30425 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Rapid City 19/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Dow Fd 5/7/43; Assigned: 333BS/94BG [TS-J] Rougham 9/7/43; MIA Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Sam Lemly, Co-Pilot: Martin Michels, Navigator: Fred Ehrhart, Bombardier: Irwin Ziegman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Walt Garber, Radio Operator: Ken Tubb, Ball Turret Gunner: John Abt, Waist Gunner: John Chance, Waist Gunner: George Debenko, Tail Gunner: Melvin Monheit (9POW); ettg-Dan Bogue (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed SW of Abensen, nine miles NE of Neustadt am Rubengiberge, Germany. MACR 1888. ROGER DODGE HER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31216 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG331BS
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1884
Notes42-31216 Delivered: Denver 4/10/43; Gr Isle 16/10/43; Wilmington 19/10/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-L] Rougham 26/10/43; MIA Brunswick 11/1/44 Pilot: Joe Rubin, Co-Pilot: Allan Bolton, Navigator: Bob Smith, Bombardier: Bob Hughes, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Davis, Radio Operator: John Cox, Ball Turret Gunner: Earl Hall, Waist Gunner: Melvin Weissman, Waist Gunner: Oscar Gallegos (9POW); Tail Gunner: John Smith (KIA-chute failed); Enemy aircraft, crash-landed close to Thuine Hospital, near Lingen, Germany. MACR 1884.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3530 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG332BS
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1885
Notes42-3530 Delivered: Denver 20/7/43; Dyersburg 9/8/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Rougham 9/43; MIA Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: Elza Fairchild, Co-Pilot: Ken Amberg, Navigator: Chas Watkins, Bombardier: John McCarthy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Pippin, Radio Operator: Alonzo Christian, Ball Turret Gunner: Theo Violette, Waist Gunner: Sam Diamond, Waist Gunner: Ray Wright (9KIA); Ed Hunt (POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Watenstedt, 15 miles S of Helmstedt A/Fd, Germany. MACR 1885.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-37798 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG
NameBIG STOOP
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1883
Notes42-37798 Delivered: Denver 1/9/43; Gr Island 22/9/43; ass 331BS/94BG [QE-X] Rougham 27/9/43; MIA Brunswick 11/1/44 Pilot: Bill Service, Co-Pilot: Mark Lee, Navigator: Paul Carr, Bombardier: Don Miller, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ross Schwasinger, Radio Operator: Edwin Krouse, Waist Gunner: Alvin Baltzer, Waist Gunner: George Bragdon (8POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Dick Westover, Tail Gunner: Levi Dikeman (2KIA-possibly killed by irate civilians); Enemy aircraft, crashed Rahden, 17 miles SE of Diepholz, Germany. MACR 1883. BIG STOOP.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-39767 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1886
Notes42-39767 Delivered: Long Beach 27/8/43; Scott 5/10/43; ass 332BS/94BG [XM- ] Rougham 11/10/43; MIA Oschersleben 11/1/44 Pilot: John Cota, Co-Pilot: Chas Salzer, Navigator: Sam Moore, Bombardier: John Blevins, Radio Operator: Jesse Hennington, Ball Turret Gunner: Warren Davis, Waist Gunner: Howard Shanks, Waist Gunner: John Trautman (8POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Johnson, Tail Gunner: Harry Johnson (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Gardessen, eight miles E of Brunswick, Germany. MACR 1886.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-39822 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG
MIA1944-01-11 - MACR #: 1887
Notes42-39822 Delivered: Long Beach 11/9/43; Scott 29/9/43; ass 333BS/94BG Rougham 8/10/43; MIA Brunswick 11/1/44 Pilot: Don Sharps, Co-Pilot: Tom Sheedy, Navigator: Fred Irwin, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Deutsch, Radio Operator: Gus Lobone, Ball Turret Gunner: John Fees, Waist Gunner: Bill Nall, Tail Gunner: Joe Miksic (8POW); Bombardier: Lou Nargi, Waist Gunner: Ken Majeska (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crash-landed near Holsten, three miles N of Rheine, Germany. MACR 1887.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne