MIA Aircraft


Missing 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-12:

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

#42-3406 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 306BG367BS
NameBIG OPERATOR
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 255
Notes42-3406 Delivered: Long Beach 9/6/43; Smoky Hill 9/7/43; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY-V] Thurleigh 4/8/43; MIA Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 Pilot: Bill Cunningham, Co-Pilot: Walter Bolte, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Bayne, Radio Operator: Doyle Persson, Ball Turret Gunner: Gordon Roberts, Waist Gunner: John Seaman, Waist Gunner: Bob Brucks, Tail Gunner: Harry Gotcher (8KIA); Navigator: Theo Pochily, Bombardier: Morris Butler (2POW); flak, crashed Hommerich, 13 miles NE Cologne, Germany. MACR 255. BIG OPERATOR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne