MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-19:

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

#41-24483 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG322BS
NameSPIRIT OF ALCOHOL
MIA1943-05-19 - MACR #: 15632
Notes41-24483 Assigned: 322BS/91BG [LG-U] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; MIA Kiel 19/5/43 Pilot: Edwin Baxley, Co-Pilot: Jim Breeden, Navigator: Jim Fulmer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jarvis Hall (4POW); Bombardier: Art Poston, Radio Operator: Bill Peeler, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Trimble, Waist Gunner: Bill Rathgerber{body never found}, Waist Gunner: Art Berkovitz, Tail Gunner: Harrell Thompson (6KIA, plus unknown British news man); shot down with engine out and crashed Kiel Bay and exploded. MACR 15632. SPIRIT OF ALCOHOL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne