MIA Aircraft


Missing 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-26:

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

#42-29612 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
MIA1943-07-26
Notes42-29612 Delivered: Denver 17/1/43; Salina 26/1/43; ass 429BS/2BG Kearney 4/2/43; mech. failure caused taxi accident Pilot: George Robinson 13/2/43; Orlando 11/3/43; Nashville 10/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; trans 325BS/92BG [JW-J] (& 325BS) Alconbury 25/4/43; MIA Hannover 26/7/43 w/Capt Blair Belgium. ngia, Co-Pilot: George Davies, Navigator: Tom Eaton, Bombardier: - Oakes, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Few, Radio Operator: Jim Lovett, Ball Turret Gunner: Sam Purcels, Waist Gunner: - Combs, Waist Gunner: Stan Story, Tail Gunner: Joe Walsh (10RTD); Enemy aircraft KO'd two engines, ditched off Sheringham, Norfolk, UK, but crew picked up bu ASC. No MACR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29981 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG326BS
MIA1943-07-26
Notes42-29981 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/3/43; Gore 31/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Dow Fd 11/4/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 27/4/43 HELL-LENA; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; Transferred: 326BS/92BG Alconbury 23/7/43; MIA Hanover 26/7/43 Pilot: Bob Campbell (KIA); John Morgan, Keith Koskel, Asa Irwin, Tyre Weaver, John McClure, Jim Ford, John Foley, Reece Walton, Gene Ponte (9RTD); Enemy aircraft, ditched Nth Sea.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne