MIA Aircraft


Missing 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-27:

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

#42-29754 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG360FSPI
NameSHANGRI-LA LIL
MIA1943-08-27 - MACR #: 405
Notes42-29754 Delivered: Cheyenne 12/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned: 336BS/95BG [ET-B] Alconbury 15/4/43 MASON'S MORONS; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 7m, Transferred: 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Molesworth 17/6/43; {12m} MIA Watten 27/8/43 Pilot: George Crockett, Navigator: Israel Millner, Radio Operator: Allen Jaynes, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Williams, Waist Gunner: Eddie Homer, Waist Gunner: Ben Clarke, Tail Gunner: Jim Burke (7POW), Co-Pilot: Meran Barsam, Bombardier: Bill Cramsie, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Morris Tepper (3KIA); flak hit in bomb bay, exploded and crashed St Omer, near Merville, Fr. MACR 405. SHANGRI-LA LIL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne