MIA Aircraft


Missing 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-02-28:

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

#42-5306 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG359FSOC
MIA1944-02-28 - MACR #: 2863
Notes42-5306 Delivered: Tulsa 16/11/42; New Castle 9/12/43; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY-P] Thurleigh 1/1/43; ground accident at base Pilot: ' 27/6/43; Transferred: 359BS/303BG [BN-Q] Molesworth 25/9/43; MIA Pas De Calais 28/2/44 w/Noel Shoup, Co-Pilot: Jim Litherland, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ben Bragg, Radio Operator: Don Harrison, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Hostetter, Waist Gunner: Bob Gribble, Tail Gunner: Harry Ross (7KIA); Bombardier: Chas McLain, Waist Gunner: Nick Asvestos{ret UK mid May '44} (2EVD), Navigator: Byron Clark (POW); flak, crashed between Ler Translay & Wiammeville, eight miles SW of Abbeville, Fr. MACR 2863.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne