MIA Aircraft


Missing 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-29:

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

#42-3084 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 121
Notes42-3084 Delivered: Denver 26/1/43; Assigned: 95BG 20/3/43; 367BS/306BG [GY-A] Thurleigh 10/4/43, 368BS [BO-A]; MIA Keil 29/7/43 Pilot: Carl Brown, Co-Pilot: Roy Padgett, Navigator: John Fogarty, Bombardier: Bob Alexander, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Graham Diggs, Radio Operator: Earl Norlen, Ball Turret Gunner: Parry Pederson, Waist Gunner: Larry McCoy, Waist Gunner: Jim Seigler, Tail Gunner: Jesse Wheeler (9KIA), b-Bob Alexander (POW ' blown out of ship when exploded); Enemy aircraft hit ship which just exploded, crashed Keil. MACR 121.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5766 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG367BS
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 120
Notes42-5766 Delivered: Long Beach 31/12/42; Salina 8/1/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Morrison 10/4/43; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY-G] Thurleigh 2/6/43; MIA Kiel 29/7/43 Pilot: Berryman Brown, Co-Pilot: Ewald Benson, Navigator: Edgar Fergon, Bombardier: George Beyer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Sheffield, Radio Operator: Joe Thompson, Waist Gunner: Chas Clark, Tail Gunner: Chas Roberts (8POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Lofgren, Waist Gunner: Eric Newhouse (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Kiesby, near Suderbrarup, Germany. l MACR 120.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5826 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG369FSIV
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 122
Notes42-5826 Delivered: Long Beach 2/3/43; Walla Walla 29/3/43; Lowry 10/4/43; Presque Is 24/4/43; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-W] Thurleigh 7/5/43; MIA Kiel 29/7/43 Pilot: Keith Conley, Co-Pilot: Vince DeVos, Bombardier: Bob Sanford, Radio Operator: Frank Oetttinger, Ball Turret Gunner: Hugh Furr, Waist Gunner: Chas Owen, Waist Gunner: Russ Robinson, Tail Gunner: Marvin Currier (8POW); Navigator: Hyman Adler{chute failed to open properly}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Lou Leonardini (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Alvaneu, near Schleswig, Germany. MACR 122. JERAVAD 'UNE PETITE PEU'.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne