MIA Aircraft


Missing 95th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-08-25:

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

#42-38054 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 95BG
NameHOLY MATRIMONY
MIA1944-08-25 - MACR #: 8282
Notes42-38054 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Presque Is 23/12/43; ass 334BS/95BG [BG-V] Horham 30/12/43; 412BS [QW-V]; 45m, MIA Politz 25/8/44 Pilot: Everett Perry, Co-Pilot: Jim Daniels, Bombardier: Guiseppe Merlo, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dominic Maffentone, Radio Operator: George Sulick, Ball Turret Gunner: John Detweller, Waist Gunner: Mike Natt, Tail Gunner: Francis Sutphin (8POW); Navigator: Larry Kieinman (KIA); with #3 afire, ship peeled off, crashed West Hofen, Germany. MACR 8282. HAMAWA aka HOLY MATRIMONY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6085 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 95BG335FS
MIA1944-08-25 - MACR #: 8279
Notes44-6085 Delivered: Tulsa 27/4/44; Kearney 7/5/44; Dow Fd 21/5/44; Assigned: 335BS/95BG Horham 23/5/44; 334BS [BG-H]; 26m, MIA Rechlin 25/8/44 Pilot: Albt Powell, Co-Pilot: Bill Connor, Navigator: Don Overdorff, Bombardier: Phil Whalen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Eldred Steffens, Radio Operator: Peppe Delio, Waist Gunner: Henry Schneider (7POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Orlin Covel, Tail Gunner: Melvin Whilhelm, obs-Berton Briley (3KIA); crashed Schwabach, Germany. MACR 8279.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne