MIA Aircraft


Missing 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-05-29:

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

#42-37877 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
NamePOPCORN FORT
MIA1944-05-29 - MACR #: 5357
Notes42-37877 Delivered: Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 20/10/43; ass 325BS/92BG [NV-K] Podington 20/10/43; MIA Cottbus 29/5/44 Pilot: Harry Avery, Co-Pilot: Ed Stapleton, Navigator: Jack Sorkin, Radio Operator: Don Bennett{wia, Waist Gunner: Clarry Ackerman, Tail Gunner: Don Merrick (6POW); Bombardier: Bob Stewart, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim McIlroy, Ball Turret Gunner: Clem Dreyer (3KIA); Enemy aircraft set ship on fire, blew up and crashed Denzig, five miles SW of Kallies, E of Stettin, Pol; MACR 5357. POPCORN FORT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97314 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 92BG
MIA1944-05-29 - MACR #: 5345
Notes42-97314 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/2/44; Rapid City 4/3/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned: 398BG Nuthampstead 26/4/44; no ops, Transferred: 327BS/92BG [UX-J] Podington 7/5/44; MIA Posen 29/5/44 Pilot: Vic Trost, Co-Pilot: Dick Funk, Navigator: Franklin Burks, Bombardier: Joe Topolosky, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Honaker, Radio Operator: George Webster, Ball Turret Gunner: Sam Johnston, Waist Gunner: Milton Powell, Tail Gunner: George Keith (9INT); Enemy aircraft caused damage, crash-landed Bulltofta, Swed; MACR 5345. POP.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne