MIA Aircraft


Missing 95th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-12-30:

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

#42-30674 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 95BG336FS
NameKATHY JANE III
MIA1943-12-30 - MACR #: 2024
Notes42-30674 Delivered: Dallas 10/7/43; Grand Isle 28/7/43; Assigned: 336BS/95BG [ET-C] Horham 3/9/43 DESTINY'S TOT; then CINCINNATI QUEEN; {19m} MIA Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 Pilot: Dick Smith, Co-Pilot: Bill Booher, Navigator: Lou Feingold, Bombardier: Warren Tarkington, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ken Morrison, Radio Operator: Alphonse Mele, Ball Turret Gunner: Jerry Eshuis (7EVD); Waist Gunner: Tony Onesi, Waist Gunner: Bob Adams, Tail Gunner: Tom Hearn (3POW); crashed Thieux, 15 miles NE of Beauvais, Fr; MACR 2024. KATHY JANE III.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3097 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 95BG335FS
NameTHE GROUND HOG
MIA1943-12-30 - MACR #: 1898
Notes42-3097 Delivered: Denver 11/2/43; Dow Fd 13/6/43; Assigned: 335BS/95BG Horham 15/6/43; Transferred: 549BS/385BG [XA-Z] Gt Ashfield /43; crash-landed base Pilot: ' 3/9/43; MIA Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 w/Rueben Eckhardt, Navigator: Kingsley Sumner (2EVD); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Art Enders, Radio Operator: Leroy Acridge, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Crumrine, Waist Gunner: Jim Lires, Waist Gunner: Rowland Birch, Tail Gunner: Floyd Montgomery (6POW); Co-Pilot: Chas Erichsen, Bombardier: John Hay (2KIA); flak, crashed Fresnicourt, Sain-en-Gohelle,Fr; MACR 1898. THE GROUND HOG.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne