MIA Aircraft


Missing 379th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-06-20:

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

#42-97261 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 379BG527BS
MIA1944-06-20
Notes42-97261 Delivered: Cheyenne 12/2/44; Dalhart 28/2/44; Grenier 26/3/44; Assigned: 527BS/379BG [FO-P] Kimbolton 8/4/44; MIA Hamburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Jim Wheat, Co-Pilot: Leslie Neilsen, Navigator: Walt Cooney, Bombardier: George Berner, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Calvin Deckor, Radio Operator: George Maisch, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Sullivan, Waist Gunner: Bob Mercado, Tail Gunner: Alvin Carter (9RTD); flak, on return ditched North Sea eight miles off Gt Yarmouth, Nfk, UK, all rescued.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne