MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-29:

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

#42-5810 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 1363
Notes42-5810 Delivered: Long Beach 20/2/43; Will Rogers 5/3/43; Smoky Hill 28/3/43; Assigned: 306BG 8/6/43; Transferred: 527BS/379BG [FO-S] Kimbolton 8/6/43; MIA Keil 29/7/43 Pilot: Rich Johnson, Co-Pilot: Carl Brink, Navigator: Dave Nichols, Bombardier: Paul Cahill, Radio Operator: Herb Wells, Ball Turret Gunner: Lew Mathias, Waist Gunner: Bill Wazevich, Waist Gunner: Ed Allen, Tail Gunner: Bob Carroll (9POW ' rescued near Heligoland); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Gilbert (KIA ' actually died after bail out); Enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea. MACR 1363.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne