MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-08:

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

#42-97173 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG
NameTAKE IT EASY
MIA1944-07-08 - MACR #: 8323
Notes42-97173 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/2/44; Rapid City 5/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned: 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no missions Transferred: 323BS/91BG [OR- ] Bassingbourn 9/5/44; MIA {12m} Etaples 8/7/44 Pilot: Jim Fore, Co-Pilot: Don Briwell, Navigator: Bob Ward, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Phelps, Radio Operator: Chasten Bowen, Ball Turret Gunner: George Sherman, Waist Gunner: Jim Zeiger, Tail Gunner: Bernard Scharf (8POW); Bombardier: Milton Gaswirth (KIA); flak, exploded in mid-air, crashed Chartres, Fr; MACR 8323. TAKE IT EASY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne