MIA Aircraft


Missing 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-06-26:

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

#42-30031 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
MIA1943-06-26
Notes42-30031 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 24/5/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-D] Grafton Underwood 9/6/43; MIA Villacoublay 26/6/43 Pilot: Harry Burgeon, Co-Pilot: Vic Kress, Navigator: Dave Wilmont, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Peckham, Radio Operator: Harry McFarland, Waist Gunner: Ed Costello, Tail Gunner: Henry Ullmer (7POW); Bombardier: Tom Hunt, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Aguiar, Waist Gunner: Roland Jenkins (3EVD); Enemy aircraft KO'd #1, ship crash-landed Bernouville, near Gisors, between Beauvais & Rouen, Fr. No MACR..
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30037 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG546BS
MIA1943-06-26
Notes42-30037 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/4/43; Casper 4/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 546BS/384BG [BK-F] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; MIA Villacoublay 26/6/43 Pilot: Lykes Henderson, Co-Pilot: Paul Shinsky, Navigator: Claudius Belgium. , Bombardier: Andy Conway, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ivan Schultz, Radio Operator: Howie Baker, Ball Turret Gunner: Ralph Hemmick, Waist Gunner: Harry McKnight, Waist Gunner: George Smith, Tail Gunner: Joe Lally(10POW); flak hits then Enemy aircraft, crash-landed Gouchaupre, nine miles E of Dieppe, Fr. No MACR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30048 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
MIA1943-06-26
Notes42-30048 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-K] Grafton Underwood 12/6/43; MIA Villacoublay 26/6/43 Pilot: Delton Wheat, Navigator: Bob Brown, Bombardier: Tom Ketcham, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Bossinger, Radio Operator: Theo Finck, Ball Turret Gunner: John Katuzney, Waist Gunner: Warren Pursch, Tail Gunner: Dere Hurst (8EVD); Co-Pilot: Dave McMullen, Waist Gunner: Ralph Wood (2 fate unknown, possibly POW)); crash-landed Laon, Fr. FLAK DODGER aka FLAK DANCER. (restored and used by Luftwaffe ' KG200).
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30058 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG546BS
MIA1943-06-26
Notes42-30058 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/4/43; New castle 29/4/43; Presque Is 6/5/43; Assigned: 546BS/384BG [BK-M] Grafton Underwood 17/6/43; MIA Villacoublay 26/6/43 Pilot: Joe Rosio, Co-Pilot: George Evans, Bombardier: Sid Casden, Radio Operator: Lester Brown, Ball Turret Gunner: John Houghton, Waist Gunner: Tony Cucinotta, Tail Gunner: Lee Lewis(7EVD); Navigator: Leon Fink, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Otho Masterson, Waist Gunner: John Kuberski(3POW); crashed Guillerval, near Etampes, 30 miles S of Paris Fr. No MACR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3188 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
NameMISS CARRIAGE
MIA1943-06-26 - MACR #: 15568
Notes42-3188 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/3/43; Dow Fd 25/5/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-F] Grafton Underwood 9/6/43; MIA Villacoublay 26/6/43 Pilot: Tom Cuddeback, Co-Pilot: Luther Adler, Bombardier: Jim Dillon, Radio Operator: Philip Fink, Ball Turret Gunner: Albert Suchy (5POW), Navigator: George Singer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Bessey, Waist Gunner: Dave Hardin, Waist Gunner: Marvin Brown, Tail Gunner: John Selgo (KIA); Enemy aircraft, three engines smoking before exploding, crashed La Planquay, seven miles NW of Bernay, Fr. MACR 15568. FLAK ALLEY LIL' aka MISS CARRIAGE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne