MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-10-04:

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

#42-3091 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG422BS
MIA1943-10-04 - MACR #: 785
Notes42-3091 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/2/43; New Castle 18/4/43; Assigned: 334BS/95BG [BG-K] Framlingham 12/5/43; 5m, Transferred: 422BS/305BG [JJ-S] Chelveston 17/6/43; MIA Frankfurt (a night mission 3/4 Oct) 4/10/43 Pilot: Tom Seay, Bombardier: Norman Sarrat, Radio Operator: Chas Cox, Waist Gunner: Bernie Resnicoff, Tail Gunner: Jim Burney (5POW); Co-Pilot: Ed Troph, Navigator: Bob Pierce, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Clarry Brauser, Ball Turret Gunner: L.G. McCoy, Waist Gunner: Delano Williams (5KIA); flak, crashed on fire Gross-Karben, 10 miles NE of Frankfurt, Germany. MACR 785.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-37741 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG
MIA1943-10-04 - MACR #: 779
Notes42-37741 Delivered: Denver 14/8/43; ass 366BS/305BG [KY- ] Chelveston 18/9/43; MIA Frankfurt 4/10/43 Pilot: Clyde Bailey, Co-Pilot: Fred Maas, Bombardier: Paul Trainer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Fodor, Radio Operator: Bill Bhame, Waist Gunner: Ken Sayles, Waist Gunner: Ed Dapkeiwicz (7POW), Navigator: Bob Pickering{chute failed}, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Hall, Tail Gunner: Walt Dozkuse (3KIA); flak, crashed Troisdforf, near Winterscheid, SE of Cologne,Germany. MACR 779.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne