MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-08-03:

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

#42-39966 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG
NameV-FOR VICTORY
MIA1944-08-03 - MACR #: 7702
Notes42-39966 Delivered: Long Beach 20/10/43; ass 366BS/305BG Chelveston 5/1/44; MIA Merkville 3/8/44 Pilot: Ben Buttrey, Bob Heithoff, Jim McDermott, Bob Horn, Edsel Newton, Walt Crusoe, Warren Dunphy, Joe Quain, Chas Newell (9POW); flak, crashed BadeNavigator: Baden, Germany. MACR 7702. SWINGING DOOR aka V-FOR VICTORY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6130 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG366BS
MIA1944-08-03 - MACR #: 7845
Notes44-6130 Delivered: Tulsa 9/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Pilot: Wally Bjorness to Ft Dix 28/5/44; Middletown 7/6/44; Hunter 3/7/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned: 366BS/305BG Thurleigh 28/7/44; MIA Mulhouse 3/8/44; w/Clifton Alford, Ernie Seefeldt, Claud Dagenhart, Joe Bahnken, Eric Dunn, Luther Carlton, Ralph Ognibene, Bill Hart (8KIA); Zolton Rovack (POW); flak, crashed Miesenbach, Aus; MACR 7845.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne