MIA Aircraft


Missing 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-12-30:

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

#42-5997 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG351FSYJ
NameHEAVEN CAN WAIT
MIA1943-12-30 - MACR #: 2019
Notes42-5997 Delivered: Long Beach 16/6/43; Smoky Hill 12/7/43; Dow Fd 16/7/43; Assigned: 351BS/100BG [EP-F] Thorpe Abbotts 17/7/43; MIA Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 Pilot: Francis Smith, Co-Pilot: Jim Law (2POW); Navigator: Saul Hershkowitz, Bombardier: Clyde Manion, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Amery, Radio Operator: John Swenson, Ball Turret Gunner: Alvin Little{wia}, Waist Gunner: John Runcel, Waist Gunner: Conrad Stumpfig, Tail Gunner: Bill Wertz (8EVD); Enemy aircraft set fire to cockpit, crashed Les Rosiers, two miles SE of Monthois, Fr.; MACR 2019. HEAVEN CAN WAIT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne