MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-17:

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

#41-24564 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
NamePATCHES
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 300
Notes41-24564 Assigned: 365BS/305BG [XK-W] Presque Is 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Doug Mutschler, Co-Pilot: Ed Carter, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Carlton Boberg (3KIA), Navigator: Bill Bagwell, Bombardier: Wendell Luce, Radio Operator: Whitney Simon, Ball Turret Gunner: Lee Quinliven, Waist Gunner: Meyer Baker, Waist Gunner: Tony Buckley, Tail Gunner: Erwin Grundman (7POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Averbode, five miles NW Diest, Belgium. MACR 300. PATCHES.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30159 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG366BS
NameSETTING BULL
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 301
Notes42-30159 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/4/43; Tinker 27/4/43; New Castle 2/5/43; Presque Is 6/5/43; Assigned: 366BS/305BG [KY-H] Chelveston 24/5/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Rothery McKeegan, Co-Pilot: Frank Sulkowski, Navigator: Martin Fetherolf, Bombardier: Baxter Harris, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Peach, Radio Operator: Jim Prehart, Waist Gunner: Frank Williams, Waist Gunner: Chas Murray (8POW), Ball Turret Gunner: Claude Davis, Tail Gunner: Bob McLain (2KIA fighting fire on aircraft); flak, crashed Wegnes, three miles SW of Verviers, Belgium. MACR 301. SETTING BULL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne