MIA Aircraft


Missing 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-28:

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

#42-29777 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG423BS
NameS BAD BOYS
MIA1943-07-28 - MACR #: 125
Notes42-29777 Delivered: Denver 17/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Tinker 10/4/43; Long Beach 14/4/43; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-H] Thurleigh 19/5/43; MIA Kassel 28/7/43 Pilot: Steve Peck, Co-Pilot: John Bartlett, Navigator: Dan Barberis, Bombardier: Ben Irons, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dave Davis, Radio Operator: Bob Jones, Ball Turret Gunner: Dan DeFlorio, Waist Gunner: John Guiterrez, Waist Gunner: Walt Berthold, Tail Gunner: Henry Winkeller (10POW); flak KO'd #1 & #2, crashed near Detmold, Germany. MACR 125. PECK'S BAD BOYS.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29779 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG423BS
NameBAB'S BEST
MIA1943-07-28 - MACR #: 124
Notes42-29779 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/2/43; Salina 8/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Wayne Co 13/4/43; Presque Is 27/4/43; ass 19FS/3FG at Meeks Fd, Iceland, o/s runway Pilot: P.H. Best 30/4/43; rep 1/5/43, New York PE 20/5/43; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-A] Thurleigh 4/6/43; MIA Kassel 28/7/43 w/Jack Harris, Radio Operator: Jim Connally, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Isaacson, Waist Gunner: Ralph Burgio, Waist Gunner: Larry Sullivan, Tail Gunner: Frank Bradley (6KIA); Co-Pilot: Russ Maxwell, Navigator: Ken Fultz, Bombardier: Bill Neary, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Irwin Aaesby (4POW); flak, crashed near Wolften, eight miles E of Osnabruck, Germany. MACR 124. BAB'S BEST.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5426 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG369FSIV
MIA1943-07-28 - MACR #: 123
Notes42-5426 Delivered: Tulsa 6/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-X] Thurleigh 25/3/43; MIA Kiel 28/7/43 Pilot: Don Winters, Navigator: Arnold Derifield, Bombardier: Levi Irwin, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Moore, Radio Operator: Frank Latto (5KIA); Co-Pilot: Bob Hoyt, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Johnson, Waist Gunner: Theo Nichols, Waist Gunner: Mike Kome, Tail Gunner: Roy Peterson (5POW); Enemy aircraft hit wing which blew off, crashed N of Schuby, near Schelswig, Germany. . MACR 123. FIGHTIN' BITIN'.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne