MIA Aircraft


Missing 381st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-19:

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

#42-3101 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 381BG533BS
NameO WAR
MIA1943-08-19 - MACR #: 662
Notes42-3101 Delivered: Cheyenne 10/2/43; Presque Is 28/4/43; Assigned: 334BS/95BG Alconbury 1/5/43; Transferred: 533BS/381BG [VP- ] Ridgewell 21/7/43; MIA {3+m} Gilze Rijen 19/8/43 Pilot: Orlando Koenig{535}, Co-Pilot: Joe Mangarpan, Navigator: Leon Spivey{535}, Bombardier: Ed O'Loughlin, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Leo Perkins{535}, Waist Gunner: Russ Chester (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Walt Buran{535}, Waist Gunner: Wilbert Jones{535}, Radio Operator: Art Everett{535}, Tail Gunner: Gene Sabourin (4KIA); Enemy aircraft caused severe battle damage and aircraft disintegrated, crashed Oud-Rozenberg, W of Rotterdam, Hol., taking four to their deaths. MACR 662. MAN 'O WAR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne