MIA Aircraft


Missing 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-27:

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

#42-30617 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
MIA1943-08-27
Notes42-30617 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/6/43; Gore 30/6/43; Gr Isle 16/7/43; Dalhart 20/7/43; Gr Isle 26/7/43; Presque Is 2/8/43; Assigned: 92BG Alconbury 21/8/43; MIA Watten 27/8/43 Pilot: Winston Tucker, Co-Pilot: Carl Carlson, Navigator: Joe Liebman, Bombardier: Tom Thompson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Bragdon, Radio Operator: Dave Stewart, Ball Turret Gunner: Theo Thurston, Waist Gunner: Lewis Kuhnz, Waist Gunner: Cloe Crutchfield, Tail Gunner: Bob Gailey (10RTD); flak damage forced to ditch in The Channel, off Isle of Sheppey, UK, all rescued by ASR launch. No MACR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne