MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-13:

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

#42-29647 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
MIA1943-05-13 - MACR #: 16542
Notes42-29647 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Assigned: 365BS/305BG [XK- ] Chelveston 8/4/43; damaged in coll Pilot: Halifax at RAF St Eval 29/3/43; MIA Meaulte 13/5/43 w/Harry Pierce, Co-Pilot: Austin Borland, Ball Turret Gunner: Ken Brooks, Waist Gunner: Guadalupe Ramirez, Waist Gunner: Earl Tharp, pass-Ralph Olbert (6KIA); Navigator: Bob Ramsaur, Bombardier: Joe Wernheuer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albert Brandt, Radio Operator: Tom Gilbert, Tail Gunner: Bob Vertefeville (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed near target. MACR 16542.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne