MIA Aircraft


Missing 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-12:

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

#42-31552 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 457BG748BS
NameMY BUDDY
MIA1944-07-12 - MACR #: 6926
Notes42-31552 Delivered: Denver 21/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 26/1/44; damaged in return from mission crash-landed base 4/5/44 Waist Gunner: Edwin Waggoner (KIS ' in the crash); MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Germany. ld Kerr, Co-Pilot: Art Lindskoog, Navigator: Ed Schilling, Bombardier: Milton Levine (4KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ernie Hegedus, Sam Younger, Harry Ahlfors, Don Boyle (4POW); Leon Finneran (INT); flak, forced landing Pratigau, Switz; MACR 6926. ('6924). MY BUDDY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-38063 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 457BG
NameVIRGIN
MIA1944-07-12
Notes42-38063 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; ass 749BS/457BG [S] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: ' ; ditched North Sea off Felixstowe, Sfk. THE G.I. VIRGIN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6111 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 457BG749BS
NameHELL'S BELLE
MIA1944-07-12 - MACR #: 6925
Notes44-6111 Delivered: Tulsa 3/5/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [O] Glatton 5/6/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Ed Kozel, Co-Pilot: Alvie Phares, Navigator: Selig Patchick, Bombardier: Carl Altimus, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Nichols, Radio Operator: Jacob Alpert, Ball Turret Gunner: Dwight Sranson, Waist Gunner: Tom Delrumple, Tail Gunner: Bill Koester (9INT); flak, forced landing Payerne, Switz; MACR 6925. HELL'S BELLE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne