MIA Aircraft


Missing 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-26:

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

#42-29900 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG423BS
NameUNBEARABLE II
MIA1943-07-26 - MACR #: 126
Notes42-29900 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Presque Is 29/4/43; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-J/D] Thurleigh 23/5/43; MIA Hanover 26/7/43 Pilot: Norman Armbrust, Co-Pilot: Lester Kramer, Navigator: Bob Ellwood, Bombardier: Chas Wallin, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Milakovich, Radio Operator: Bob Myllykoski, Waist Gunner: Pete Dascoulius, Waist Gunner: Lou Skinner, Tail Gunner: Brice Robinson; Ball Turret Gunner: Nelson Huston{wia but died through gangrene months later} (10POW); flak, crashed Dorrieloh, near Diepholz, Germany. MACR 126. UNBEARABLE II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30156 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG423BS
MIA1943-07-26 - MACR #: 127
Notes42-30156 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/4/43; Smoky Hill 24/4/43; Presque Is 16/5/43; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-Z] Thurleigh 22/6/43; MIA Hanover 26/7/43 Pilot: Wes Courson, Co-Pilot: Roy Bronson, Navigator: Ted Grezlak, Bombardier: Henry Lynch, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Champion, Waist Gunner: Cedric White, Tail Gunner: Bill Lamb (7POW); Radio Operator: Bill Dayton, Ball Turret Gunner: Dock Thomas, Waist Gunner: Bob Stevens{wia & drowned in River Ems} (3KIA); flak over Frisian Is took off vertical stabiliser, crashed Hofkamp Farm, Vriescheloo, Hol. MACR 127.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne