MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-06-20:

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

#42-97892 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG324BS
MIA1944-06-20 - MACR #: 5982
Notes42-97892 Delivered: Tulsa 27/3/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned: 324BS/91BG [DF- ] Bassingbourn 15/6/44 MIA Hamburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Capt Dick Burch, Co-Pilot: Leo Plant, Navigator: Capt Harry Fox, Bombardier: Julian Columbus, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob McCarthy, Radio Operator: George Schmidt, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Hickman, Waist Gunner: Jack Morgan (8KIA); Tail Gunner: Joe Evers (POW); flak KOd #1 & #2, then another hit amidships followed by explosion, crashed Schenfeld/Holstein, W of Hamburg, Germany. MACR 5982.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne