MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-19:

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

#42-107075 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG323BS
NameFANCY PANTS
MIA1944-07-19 - MACR #: 7407
Notes42-107075 Delivered: Tulsa 14/2/44; Kearney 22/2/44; Presque Is 6/4/44; Assigned: 323BS/91BG [OR-Q] Bassingbourn 22/3/44 CHAMPAGNE GIRL; MIA {45m} Lechfeld 19/7/44 Pilot: Cyril Braund, John Sykes, Ken Boltz, John Grubka, Don McBey, Bill Bridges, Bob Lockhard, Carl McCardell, Cliff Johnson (9INT); mid air coll w/42-31542 (BUNKY, cut in half); crashed Obersaxen, Switz; crew bailed out; MACR 7407. FANCY PANTS.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31542 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG748BS
MIA1944-07-19 - MACR #: 7417
Notes42-31542 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/11/43; Spokane 22/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 27/1/44 BUNKY; Transferred: 92BG Podington 11/3/44; 323BS/91BG [OR-T] Bassingbourn 12/3/44; MIA {45m} Lechfeld 19/7/44 Pilot: Norman Burwick, Co-Pilot: Frank Way, Navigator: Carl Sanders, Bombardier: Alby Steelhammer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dave Cotton, Radio Operator: George Belgium. z, Ball Turret Gunner: Melvin Gemmill, Waist Gunner: Harry Carlson, Tail Gunner: Gordon Smith (9KIA); mid air coll w/42-107075 (91BG); tail broke off, crashed Hughlfing, Germany. MACR 7417. ``BUNKY.''
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97601 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG
NameGYPSY GAL
MIA1944-07-19 - MACR #: 7548
Notes42-97601 Delivered: Denver 3/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; 13/3/44; Assigned: 91BG Bassingbourn 27/4/44; Transferred: 351BG [ -Z] Polebrook 14/6/44; 751BS/457BG Glatton 15/6/44; MIA Augsburg 19/7/44 Pilot: Noel Cunefare, Co-Pilot: Capt Jerome Godfrey, Radio Operator: Frank Nunn, Tail Gunner: Lt John Sampson (4KIA); Wesley Atkins, Don Barton, Howard Drake, Ralph Hodson, Joe Duvall (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Telfts, Aus; MACR 7548. GYPSY GAL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97601 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG
NameGYPSY GAL
MIA1944-07-19 - MACR #: 7548
NotesCS: Z
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