MIA Aircraft


Missing 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-17:

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

#42-29853 - B-17F-75-BO

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG327BS
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 653
Notes42-29853 Delivered: Denver 26/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Duncan 31/3/43; Assigned: 412BS/95BG [QW-P] Framlingham 13/6/43; 1m, Transferred: 327BS/92BG [UX-S/U] Alconbury 17/6/43; in a slight mid-air collision Pilot: 42-3184 (92) on 21/7/43 w/Tom Hullins; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 w/Jim Stewart, Co-Pilot: Leon Landers, Navigator: Frank Smith, Bombardier: Chas Henderson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dan Carlisle, Radio Operator: Elmer Collins, Ball Turret Gunner: John Wasche, Waist Gunner: Steve Solga, Waist Gunner: Germany. y Swanger, Tail Gunner: Chas Lewis (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Eifel, near Bonn, Ger. MACR 653.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3116 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 373
Notes42-3116 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/2/43; Nashville 10/4/43; Assigned: 96BG 26/4/43; Transferred: 407BS/92BG [PY-U] Alconbury 5/43; MIA Kassel 28/7/43 Pilot: Harry Porter, Co-Pilot: Lou Peys, Navigator: Albt Brown, Bombardier: Bill Mahoney, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vince Tenisci, Radio Operator: Steve Maksin, Ball Turret Gunner: Seb Stavelia, Waist Gunner: Ledford Mays (8POW); Waist Gunner: Jerre Algeo{body recovered 17/8/43}, Tail Gunner: Bob Martin{wia but chute damaged when bailed out} (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed in canal at Gorinchem, Hol. MACR 373.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3435 - B-17F-60-DL

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG327BS
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 654
NotesDelivered: Denver 12/6/43; Dow Fd 20/7/43; Assigned: 366BS/305BG [KY-F] Chelveston 26/7/43; Transferred: 327BS/92BG Alconbury 12/8/42; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Capt Roland Sargent, Co-Pilot: Keith Byington, Navigator: Capt Bob McNeely, Bombardier: George Mikel, Radio Operator: Chas Sailer, Ball Turret Gunner: John Whitley, Waist Gunner: Nathan Schwartz Waist Gunner: Harry Richards, Tail Gunner: Ken Fahncke (9POW), Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Berry (EVD); Enemy aircraft, crashed St Huibrechts-Hern, near Kuttekoven, Belgium. MACR 654.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne