MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-29:

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

#42-29773 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG526BS
MIA1943-05-29 - MACR #: 1370
Notes42-29773 Delivered: Denver 17/2/43; Sioux City 14/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 14/4/43; Assigned: 526BS/379BG [LF-F] Kimbolton 22/4/43; MIA St Nazaire 29/5/43 Pilot: Capt John Hall, Co-Pilot: Willard Thomas, Navigator: Bill Koves, Bombardier: Jim Griffith (4POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Mike Belgium. ck, Radio Operator: Frank Adrick, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Vanderstraeten, Waist Gunner: Clarry Gallamore, Waist Gunner: George Hague, Tail Gunner: Bob Kuehl (6KIA); flak, crashed Kerdavid, 10 miles E of Lorient, Fr. MACR 1370.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29878 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG526BS
NameLADY GODIVA
MIA1943-05-29 - MACR #: 1293
Notes42-29878 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/3/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 13/4/43; Assigned: 526BS/379BG [LF-G] Kimbolton 9/5/43; MIA St Nazaire 29/5/43 Pilot: Theo Peterson, Radio Operator: John Scott (2EVD); Co-Pilot: Jack Bourn, Navigator: Woodrow Moore, Bombardier: Warren Rosacker, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Maynard Spencer, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Blubaugh, Waist Gunner: Paul Cribelar, Waist Gunner: Bill Ayres, Tail Gunner: Gideon Brown (8POW); flak, crashed Channel a mile offshore of St Quay-Portrieux, 10 miles N of St Breiuc, Fr. MACR 1293. LADY GODIVA.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3113 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG
MIA1943-05-29 - MACR #: 1292
Notes42-3113 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/3/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned: 94BG /43; Transferred: 525BS/379BG [FR-F] Kimbolton 3/43; MIA St Nazaire 29/5/43 Pilot: Art Hale, Co-Pilot: Stuart Sharp, Navigator: Vern Andruskeiwicz, Bombardier: Jerry Ahernm, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Ford, Radio Operator: Joe Lasitor, Ball Turret Gunner: Chester Whitney, Waist Gunner: Chester Moore, Waist Gunner: Lee Hilton, Tail Gunner: Larry Josselyn (10POW); flak, crash-landed with pilot & rop, at Pontivy, 30 miles N of Vannes, Fr. MACR 1292.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne