MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-13:

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

#42-29642 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG323BS
NameVULGAR VIRGIN
MIA1943-05-13 - MACR #: 8015
Notes42-29642 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/1/43; Salina 3/2/43; Assigned: 323BS/91BG [OR-L] Bassingbourn 16/3/43; MIA {6m} Meaulte 13/5/43 Pilot: Larry Starke, Co-Pilot: John Evins, Navigator: Walt Sypherd, Bombardier: Art Nicholls, Ball Turret Gunner: John Arihood, Waist Gunner: Dick Wirt, Waist Gunner: Bob Reynolds, photo-Lt Neil Oakley (8KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Bagwell, Radio Operator: Wallace Mooney, Tail Gunner: Ed Brummal (3POW); Enemy aircraft attack KO'd #2, before ship exploded & crashed Allery, ten miles S of Abbeville, Fr. MACR 8015. VULGAR VIRGIN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5406 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG323BS
MIA1943-05-13
Notes42-5406 Delivered: Denver 3/12/42; Morrison 17/3/43; Assigned: 323BS/91BG [OR- ] Bassingbourn 19/4/43; MIA Meaulte 13/5/43 Pilot: Homer Biggs, Co-Pilot: Theo Hayes, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Williams, Radio Operator: Paul O'Brien, Waist Gunner: Jim Roden, Tail Gunner: Enio Valerio (6KIA); Navigator: Bill Blakeney, Bombardier: Doug Hoehn, Ball Turret Gunner: Tony Denefrio, Waist Gunner: Jim Cronk (4POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed in target area. No MACR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne