MIA Aircraft


Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-09-05:

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

#42-107033 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG324BS
MIA1944-09-05 - MACR #: 8595
Notes42-107033 Delivered: Tulsa 2/2/44; Grenier 7/3/44; Pilot: Jim Raymond forced landing base 11/3/44; Assigned: 324BS/91BG [DF-Z/D] Bassingbourn 24/3/44; 322BS [LG-D]; MIA {58m} Ludwigshafen 5/9/44 w/Ernie Kelley, Co-Pilot: Andy Anderson, Navigator: Alton Karoll, Bombardier: George Lancaster, Radio Operator: Grover Nordman, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Duemmer (6EVD); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ira Krammess, Waist Gunner: Zalma Mitchell (2POW); Tail Gunner: Dick Doyle (KIA); mech fault put #3 out, then flak hit #4, crashed near Bazailles, Fr; MACR 8595. MY BABY. (Years later Kelley returned to France when ship was dug up.)
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne