MIA Aircraft


Missing 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-04-24:

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

#42-31529 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG407BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4146
Notes42-31529 Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Gt Falls 20/11/43; Kearney 12/12/43; Romulus 8/1/44; New Castle 9/1/44; Presque Is 10/1/44; Assigned: 407BS/92BG [PY-N] Podington 23/1/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Earl Howard, Co-Pilot: Glen Filberth, Navigator: Bill Lagarde, Bombardier: Gene Maginn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Marvin Russell, Radio Operator: Joe Oklak, Ball Turret Gunner: Ralph Murchison, Waist Gunner: Levi Burns, Waist Gunner: Hubert Matlock, Tail Gunner: Vic Wells (10POW); Enemy aircraft KOd #1, crew baled, ship flew on and crashed Augenstein Mountain, near Lochamer Wand, eight miles SW of Weissbach, nr Austro/Germany. border; MACR 4146.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31914 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG326BS
NameBUTCH
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4147
Notes42-31914 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/1/44; Kearney 17/1/44; Grenier 25/1/44; Assigned: 326BS/92BG [JW-S] Podington 11/2/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Bernard Rosenfeld, Co-Pilot: Germany. y Robson, Navigator: John Launius, Bombardier: Gene Metz, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Walt Nicodemus, Radio Operator: Bill Petrie, Ball Turret Gunner: Claud Morehead, Waist Gunner: Walt Wisniewski, Waist Gunner: Ray Schuster, Tail Gunner: Jim Cook (10INT); Enemy aircraft, crash-landed Dubendorf, Switz; MACR 4147. BUTCH.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31921 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG407BS
NameLI?L BRAT
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4148
Notes42-31921 Delivered: Denver 5/1/44; Kearney 14/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Assigned: 407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington 5/2/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Jim King, Co-Pilot: Myron Snapp, Navigator: Ned Lewis, Bombardier: Martin Thomas, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ray Hardy, Radio Operator: Urvin Lapierre, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Lowery, Waist Gunner: Felix Scefonas, Waist Gunner: Russ Harris, Tail Gunner: Pasquale Calabrese (10KIA); Enemy aircraft KOd #3 and #4, headed for Dubendorf, but crashed Baltenswil, near Munich; MACR 4148. LI'L BRAT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-32034 - B-17G-35-BO

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG407BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 2759
Notes42-32034. Delivered: Cheyenne 17/1/44; Gr Island 30/1/44; Assigned: 407BS/92BG Podington 20/2/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: John Rapp, Co-Pilot: Don Burton, Navigator: Francis Lunney, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alby Gatlin, Radio Operator: Borden Lindsay{wia}, Waist Gunner: Fred Baker{wia}, Tail Gunner: Gene Taggart (7POW); Bombardier: Bob Sandrock, Ball Turret Gunner: Earl Flannery, Waist Gunner: Maurice Tench (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Rasdorf-Nord, 15 miles NW of Cloppenburg, Germany. MACR 2759.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-32034 - B-17G-35-BO

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG407BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 2759
NotesW
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#42-97203 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG407BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4149
Notes42-97203 Delivered: Cheyenne 6/2/44; Kearney 25/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned: 407BS/92BG [PY-P] Podington 22/3/44; MIA Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44 Pilot: Bill Parramore, Co-Pilot: Oscar Sampson, Navigator: John Steichen, Bombardier: John Garcia, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roy Hommer, Radio Operator: Carl Stetson, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Dorsa, Waist Gunner: Chas Gass, Waist Gunner: When McKee, Tail Gunner: Lloyd Bradshaw (10INT); Enemy aircraft KOd #2, forced landing Altenrhein, Switz; MACR 4149.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97218 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG326BS
NameTOONERVILLE TROLLEY
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4150
Notes42-97218 Delivered: Cheyenne 8/2/44; Kearney 23/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned: 326BS/92BG [JW-G] Podington 24/3/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Dick Anthony, Co-Pilot: Ray Raney, b/Navigator: Bill Depaoli, n/g-Chas Fields, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Kolber, Radio Operator: Chalmer Wildman, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed McKenzie, Waist Gunner: Bill Hamilton, Waist Gunner: Irving Blank, Tail Gunner: John Blaylock; (10POW); Enemy aircraft KOd #3 and #4, radio out; crash-landed Bubach, nine miles N of Neunkirchen, Germany. MACR 4150. TOONERVILLE TROLLEY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97221 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4351
Notes42-97221 Delivered: Cheyenne 8/2/44; Kearney 25/2/44; Pilot: Phil Birong forced landing base 6/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Langford Lodge, UK 3/4/44; Assigned: 92BG Podington 24/3/44; Transferred: 547BS/384BG [SO-K] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; MIA Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44 w/Dick Brouillard, Co-Pilot: Chas Parker, Navigator: Walt McLaughlin, Bombardier: Paul Burton, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Earl McCain, Radio Operator: Bernard Currin, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Bryson, Waist Gunner: John Pierce, Waist Gunner: Bob Belgium. nap, Tail Gunner: Bob Jones (10POW); crew baled after Enemy aircraft set ship ablaze, crashed two miles SW of Schlehdorf, 31 miles S of Oberpaffemhofen, Germany. MACR 4351.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne