MIA Aircraft


Missing 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-08-09:

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

#42-102645 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8067
Notes42-102645 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/3/44; Kearney 14/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned: 365BS/305BG Chelveston 14/5/44; MIA Karlsruhe 9/8/44 Pilot: Clayton Child (POW), Ken French, Henry Colt, Harry Kilmer, Andy Kuhn (4EVD); John Dubinskas, John Waldren, Grady Lucas, Jerry McEldowney (4KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Segelsen, Germany. ; MACR 8067.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-102962 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8066
Notes42-102962 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 3/5/44; Grenier 1/5/44; Assigned: 365BS/305BG Chelveston 23/4/44; MIA Karlsruhe 9/8/44 Pilot: Harry Bowling, Harry Shackleton, Furman Davis, Bob Day, John Novata (5POW); Bob Harmon, Bill Evans, Ken Palmer, Bob McDonough (4KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Unzhurst, Germany. MACR 8066.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31342 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
NameBOEING'S BEST
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8071
Notes42-31342 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Wilmington 9/11/43; Assigned: 365BS/305BG [XK-L] Chelveston 3/12/43; MIA Pirmasens, Sth Germany. any 9/8/44 Pilot: Bob Canon, Joe Kemp, Jim Oliver, Forrest Roudebush, Doug Becker, Harry Alexander, John Allen (7KIA); Dick Darlingh, Chas Grant (2POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Unzhurst, Ger; MACR 8071. BOEING'S BEST.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-37881 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG
NameLEAP YEAR LADY
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8069
Notes42-37881 Delivered: Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; ass 365BS/305BG [XK-K] Chelveston 23/11/43; MIA Ulm 9/8/44 Pilot: John Hegendeffer, Rolland Wing, Bill Horst, Bill Montandon, Jack Thaldorf (5KIA); Bill Packwood, Herman Steck, Elroy Knollenberg, Dan Gurspan (4POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Sinzheim, Germany. MACR 8069. LEAP YEAR LADY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#43-37965 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8068
Notes43-37965 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 23/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned: 365BS/305BG Chelveston 8/7/44; MIA Karlsruhe 9/8/44 Pilot: Marion Wood, Theo Redlein, Morris Duchen,Harry Snyder, Irvin Johnson (5KIA); Julius Kopplin, Bury Heffron, Jules Adler, Stan Smolkowski (4POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Beinheim, Germany. MACR 8068.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6090 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 305BG365BS
MIA1944-08-09 - MACR #: 8072
Notes44-6090 Delivered: Tulsa 28/4/44; Kearney 4//5/44; Grenier 21//5/44; Assigned: 365BS/305BG Chelveston 2/6/44; MIA Karlsruhe 9/8/44 Pilot: Lucas Finney, John Herd, Floyd McCurdy, Gaines Baker, Jim Richardson, Edmund Broushear, Nicolis Salvito, Howard Bynum (8POW); Norman Henderson (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Bundeltal, Germany. . MACR 8072.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne