MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-05-29:

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

#42-32076 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG401BS
NameSHOO SHOO BABY
MIA1944-05-29 - MACR #: 5354
Notes42-32076 Delivered: Denver 24/1/44; Cheyenne 28/1/44; Gr Island 6/2/44; Presque Is 29/2/44; Assigned: 401BS/91BG [LL-E] Bassingbourn 23/3/44; MIA {23m} Posnan 29/5/44 Pilot: Bob Guenther, Co-Pilot: George Havrisik, Navigator: John Lowdermilk, Bombardier: Leon Peterson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Shoesmith, Radio Operator: John Bigham, Ball Turret Gunner: Nick Premenko, Waist Gunner: Harry Nicely, Tail Gunner: Harry Teems (9INT); flak, three engines out, forced landing Bulltofta Afd, near Malmo, Swed; MACR 5354. Used as Swedish airliner SE-BAP, the sold to Denmark for $1 and called STIG VIKING, later to STORE BJORN on African routes; bought by IGNF as F-BGSH for geographical work before retiring at Creuil, Fr; sold to USAF for 20 cents and re-stored at Wright-Patterson in over 60,000 man hours. Now in AF Museum, Dayton, Oh., as SHOO SHOO SHOO BABY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne