MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-04-24:

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

#42-31816 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG366BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4275
Notes42-31816 Delivered: Cheyenne 10/1/44; Gt Falls 14/1/44; Kearney 28/1/44; Assigned: 366BS/305BG [KY-V] Chelveston (a GH ship) 15/2/44; MIA Freidrichshafen 24/4/44 Pilot: Capt Joe Lincoln, Co-Pilot: Albt Pagnotta, Navigator: Phil Campbell, Bombardier: Milton Goldfeder, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Rhodes, Waist Gunner: Gene Snodgrass, Waist Gunner: Bill Bergman, Tail Gunner: Virgil Marro (8EVD); Radio Operator: Isaac Denemy, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Mayfield (2KIA- the former by aircraft fire, the latter's chute failed); flak KOd an engine, then on return hit by Enemy aircraft, crashed Leuze, near Aubenton, Belgium. MACR 4275.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-40020 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 2492
Notes42-40020 Delivered: Long Beach 5/11/43; Kearney 15/11/43; ass 364BS/305BG Chelveston 22/1/44; MIA Frankfurt 8/2/44 Pilot: Phil Stuckey, Co-Pilot: Francis Green, Navigator: Elwin Butler{recovered fom Channel 24/4/44}, Bombardier: Howard Madsen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Kruse (5KIA); Radio Operator: Lee Frakes, Ball Turret Gunner: Henry Kennemuir, Waist Gunner: Art Jones, Waist Gunner: Odis Pickering, Tail Gunner: Carl Mielke (5EVD); Enemy aircraft, crashed Macquenoise, Belgium. MACR 2492.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne