MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-09-16:

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

#42-29876 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG525BS
NameBOBBIE
MIA1943-09-16 - MACR #: 978
Notes42-29876 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/2/43; Gore 4/3/43; Souix City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned: 525BS/379BG [FR-B] Kimbolton 23/4/43; MIA Nantes 16/9/43 Pilot: Elton Hoyt, Co-Pilot: Norman Schroeder, Navigator: Bill Cook, Bombardier: Lou Glickman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Thomas, Radio Operator: Herb Dulberg, Ball Turret Gunner: Russ Eldridge, Waist Gunner: Bill Miller, Waist Gunner: Harry Minor, Tail Gunner: Ed Shaffer (10EVD); flak, crashed Redon, 37 miles NW of Nantes, Fr. MACR 978. BATTLIN' BOBBIE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29893 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG524BS
MIA1943-09-16 - MACR #: 1346
Notes42-29893 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 22/4/43; Assigned: 524BS/379BG [WA-Q] Kimbolton 24/4/43; MIA Nantes 16/9/43 Pilot: Floyd Jamerson, Navigator: Joe Burkowski, Radio Operator: John Paznar (3KIA), Co-Pilot: Earl Guyette, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alvin Rabun, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Gray, Waist Gunner: Jim Reid, Waist Gunner: Howie Moody (5POW); Bombardier: John Beilstein, Tail Gunner: John Semach (2EVD); flak, crashed 15 miles N of Nantes, Fr. MACR 1346.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29901 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG526BS
MIA1943-09-16 - MACR #: 1347
Notes42-29901 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/3/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 13/4/43; Assigned: 526BS/379BG [LF-K] Kimbolton 22/4/43; MIA Nantes 16/9/43 Pilot: Walt Euwer, Co-Pilot: Len Brown, Navigator: Sten Evans, Bombardier: Ed Connolly, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Lou Hamilton, Tail Gunner: Cliff Hart (6KIA-all found in wreckage); Radio Operator: Sam Blatchford, Ball Turret Gunner: Elmer Schroeder, Waist Gunner: Alf Held, Waist Gunner: Cyril Koval (4EVD); hit by bomb from above, crashed Redon, near Rennes, Fr. MACR 1347.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29934 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG526BS
MIA1943-09-16 - MACR #: 1348
Notes42-29934 Delivered: Denver 15/3/43; Cheyenne 17/3/43; Walla Walla 2/4/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Selfridge 27/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned: 526BS/379BG [LF-G] Kimbolton 6/6/43; MIA Nantes 16/9/43 Pilot: Don Murray, Co-Pilot: Bob McGraw, Navigator: Bill Meyer, Bombardier: Chester Gwinn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Mike Curtin, Radio Operator: Roger Tatum, Ball Turret Gunner: Alex Robert, Waist Gunner: Carl Moak, Waist Gunner: Frank Wininger, Tail Gunner: John Rogers (10KIA); hit by bomb from above, crashed Nantes, Fr. MACR 1348.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne