MIA Aircraft


Missing 385th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-12:

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

#42-102606 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 385BG550BS
NameCURLEY?S KIDS
MIA1944-07-12 - MACR #: 7489
Notes42-102606 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Dow Fd 14/2/44; Assigned: 550BS/385BG [SG-K] Gt Ashfield 20/4/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Bob McDonald, Steve Ryan, Bill Henry, Francis Chrisman, George Brown, Russell Hale, Walt Barosh, Pete Hofferman, Pete Linton (9KIA); Larry Atiyah (POW); mid air coll w/42-31917 (385BG), crashed Arlon, Belgium. MACR 7489. CURLEY'S KIDS.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31917 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 385BG551BS
NameOFF SPRING
MIA1944-07-12 - MACR #: 7507
Notes42-31917 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/1/44; Kearney 13/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Assigned: 551BS/385BG Gt Ashfield 2/2/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Capt Rich White, Clarry Gittins, Jim Johnston, Pat Flanagan, Marvin Nieman, Harry Fitzwater, Homer Comegys, Sam Canter, Bill Lord (9KIA); Bob McPherson (POW); mid air coll w/42-102606 (385BG), crashed Perl, Germany. MACR 7507. OFF SPRING.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne