MIA Aircraft


Missing 390th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-24:

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

#42-30308 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 390BG568BS
NameHOT ROCKS
MIA1943-08-24 - MACR #: 393
Notes42-30308 Delivered: Cheyenne 11/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-A] Framlingham 13/7/43; MIA Evreux 24/8/43 Pilot: Ken Daugherty, Co-Pilot: Harvey Paul, Bombardier: John Keema, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Graves, Radio Operator: Bob Banta, Ball Turret Gunner: Lou Majka, Waist Gunner: Don Bertch, Waist Gunner: Jim Higginbotham, Tail Gunner: Fred Livingstone (9RTD); Navigator: Frank Dell Ami (KIA); damaged by Enemy aircraft and ditched Channel off Selsey Bill, Sussex; crew rescued by ASR launch HSL 134 from Newhaven. MACR 393. HOT ROCKS.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30316 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 390BG568BS
NameMAUDIE
MIA1943-08-24 - MACR #: 390
Notes42-30316 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/5/43; Gore 17/5/43; Cheyenne 20/5/43; Geiger 27/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-J] Framlingham 11/7/43; 2m, MIA Regensburg 24/8/43 Pilot: Jim Regan, Co-Pilot: Oscar Hill, Navigator: Lyman Burbank, Bombardier: Bob Laible, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joel Johnson, Radio Operator: Pvt Olin Seegar, Waist Gunner: Jim Kahler, Waist Gunner: Owen McWilliams, Tail Gunner: Earl Slay (9POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Jones (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Belgium. heim, 10 miles N of Karlsruhe, Germany. MACR 390. MAUDIE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne