MIA Aircraft


Missing 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-12:

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

#42-29640 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG359FSOC
NameIRONSIDES
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 256
Notes42-29640 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/1/43; Salina 7/2/43; Assigned: 359BS/303BG [BN-X] Molesworth 26/3/43; {16m} MIA Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 Pilot: Art Pentz, Co-Pilot: Tom Mulligan, Bombardier: Russell Philpit{wia, later re-patriated}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Dougherty, Radio Operator: Bob Murray, Ball Turret Gunner: Hurd Edwards, Waist Gunner: Bob Horvarth, Waist Gunner: George Howard, Tail Gunner: Elmer Knudsen (9POW), Navigator: Ben Street (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed outskirts of Linnich, near Wuppertal, Germany. MACR 256. OL' IRONSIDES.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne