MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-09-16:

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

#42-3079 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG323BS
MIA1943-09-16 - MACR #: 550
Notes42-3079 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/2/43; Assigned: 335BS/95BG [OE-O] Horham 15/4/43, later 412BS; slight damage in taxi accident at Alconbury Pilot: Rich Robinson 27/4/43; Transferred: 323BS/91BG [OR-X] Bassingbourn 16/6/43; MIA Nantes 16/9/43 w/Elden Smith, Co-Pilot: Jim Cramer, Navigator: Melbourne Banowetz, Bombardier: Lloyd Hansen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Lyberger, Radio Operator: George Schmitt, Ball Turret Gunner: Felix Antonacchio, Waist Gunner: LeRoy Young, Tail Gunner: Joe Mazzola (9POW), Waist Gunner: Tom Bone (KIA-drowned); flak, crashed St Nazaire area, Fr. MACR 550.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne