MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-12:

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

#42-29898 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG524BS
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 1762
Notes42-29898 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 19/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Bangor 13/4/43; Assigned: 524BS/379BG [WA-K/I] Kimbolton 22/4/43; MIA Bochum 12/8/43 Pilot: Ralph Osborne, Radio Operator: Mildred Fambrough, Ball Turret Gunner: Larry Truman, Waist Gunner: Warren Dayton, Waist Gunner: Chas Irwin, Tail Gunner: Howie Scruggs (6KIA); Co-Pilot: Les Jones, Navigator: Bill Hand, Bombardier: Tom Wickham, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Pat Keenan (4POW); flak, crashed near Metternich, NW of Bonn, Germany. MACR 1762.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3199 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG524BS
NameCALAMITY JANE
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 905
Notes42-3199 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/3/43; New Castle 19/4/43; Assigned: 524BS/379BG [WA-S/Z] Kimbolton 22/6/43; MIA Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 Pilot: Bob Paulin, Co-Pilot: George Harman, Navigator: Bob Dependahl, Bombardier: Harry Ford, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Sadler, obs-Capt Ed McGee* (6POW); Radio Operator: Dan Fox, Waist Gunner: Maj Bob Canfield*, Waist Gunner: Jim Farnum, wg-Adolf Lurig, Tail Gunner: Vince Bradner (5KIA); flak, crashed Lindlar, E of Cologne, Germany. (*Members of 2nd AF). MACR 905. CALAMITY JANE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5820 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG524BS
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 2340
Notes42-5820 Delivered: Long Beach 27/2/43; Denver 4/3/43; Smoky Hill 7/4/43; Pueblo 21/4/43; Presque 26/4/43; Assigned: 524BS/379BG [WA-C] Kimbolton 8/6/43; 526BS [LF-C]; MIA Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 Pilot: Kurt Freund, Co-Pilot: Dale Emens, Navigator: Don MacRae, Bombardier: Glenn Bozarth, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Ragland, Waist Gunner: Dan Angarano, Waist Gunner: Allen Jamison (7POW); Radio Operator: Francis Schaedler, Ball Turret Gunner: Cyrus Wallace, Tail Gunner: Chas Roberts (3KIA); Enemy aircraft set #1 on fire, then another to flak, crashed Ahrweiler, near Oberbruch, Germany. MACR 2340 & 1359..
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5821 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG527BS
NameCINDY
MIA1943-08-12 - MACR #: 1360
Notes42-5821 Delivered: Long Beach 27/2/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Dow Fd 13/4/43; Assigned: 527BS/379BG [F0-0] Kimbolton 22/4/43; MIA Gelsenkirchen 12/8/43 Pilot: Dave Rees, Co-Pilot: Clair Dietrich, Navigator: Bill Busch, Bombardier: Ernie Galloway (4POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Brennan, Radio Operator: Joe Murphy, Ball Turret Gunner: Dominick Fiorani, Waist Gunner: Jim Williams, Waist Gunner: Chester Lunquist, Tail Gunner: Stam Govern (6KIA); flak, crashed Leimersdorf, seven miles N of Ahrweiler, Germany. MACR 1360. CINDY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne