MIA Aircraft


Missing 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-06-25:

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

#42-29986 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG349BS
MIA1943-06-25 - MACR #: 0269
Notes42-29986 Delivered: Denver 22/3/43; Cheyenne 7/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Baer Fd 27/5/43; Dow Fd 3/6/43; Assigned: 349BS/100BG [XR-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 5/6/43; MIA Juist Is (convoy) 25/6/43 Pilot: Capt Oran Petrich, Co-Pilot: Bluford Mullens, Navigator: Ed Jones, Bombardier: Stan Morrison, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Max Brim, Radio Operator: Ed Zerblis, Ball Turret Gunner: Henry Rutherford, Waist Gunner: Joe Bieu, Waist Gunner: Pete Villabos, Tail Gunner: Jim Strong (10KIA); fate unknown presumed ditched North Sea. MACR 0269.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30038 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG349BS
NameBAR FLY
MIA1943-06-25 - MACR #: 0270
Notes42-30038 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 4/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 27/5/43; Assigned: 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 30/5/43; MIA convoy attack 25/6/43 Pilot: Paul Schmalenbach, Co-Pilot: George Cox, Bombardier: Jack Clark, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Gene Beck, Waist Gunner: Tony Russo, Tail Gunner: Lew Priegel (6KIA); Navigator: John Brown, Radio Operator: Frank Podbielski, Ball Turret Gunner: Norman Goodwin{wounded in attack and his left leg was amputated in hospital and RetUS}, Waist Gunner: Bill Lucas (4POW); shot down by Enemy aircraft, ditched 12 miles N of Wangerooge Is. Germany. MACR 0270. BAR FLY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3260 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG349BS
NameANGEL'S TIT
MIA1943-06-25 - MACR #: 271
Notes42-3260 Delivered: Denver 16/4/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned: 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; MIA convoy off Holland 25/6/43 Pilot: Alonzo Adams, Co-Pilot: George Krech, Bombardier: Jesse Gurley, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Sullivan, Radio Operator: Jim Purcell, Ball Turret Gunner: John Kruzich, Waist Gunner: Edmond Walker, Waist Gunner: Norman Asbornsen, Tail Gunner: Bryant Hutchinson (9KIA); Navigator: Nick Demchak (POW-picked up by Germany. an boat); hit by Enemy aircraft 20 miles N of the Frisian Is. and ship exploded, crashed North Sea, MACR 271. ANGEL'S TIT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne