MIA Aircraft


Missing 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-04:

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

#42-29960 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG545BS
NameNYMOKYMI
MIA1943-07-04
Notes42-29960 Delivered: Denver 18/3/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-Y] Grafton Underwood 31/5/43; 544BS [SU-J]; MIA Le Mans 4/7/43 Pilot: Gordon Erikson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Penly, Ball Turret Gunner: Willard Freeman, Waist Gunner: George Ashworth, Waist Gunner: Frank Wingerter, Tail Gunner: Chas Mankowitz (6EVD); Co-Pilot: Cliff Dartt, Radio Operator: Paul Welch (2POW); Navigator: Francis Hackley, Bombardier: Don Irvine (2KIA); mid air collision, crashed Fosse de Enfer, near Belgium. onds, 40miles N of Le Mans, Fr. No MACR. NYMOKYMI.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3235 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG
NameLAKANUKI
MIA1943-07-04 - MACR #: 3035
Notes42-3235 Delivered: Cheyenne 7/4/43; Assigned: 100BG Dow Fd 23/5/43; Transferred: 545BS/384BG [JD-T] Grafton Underwood 23/6/43; MIA Le Mans 4/7/43 Pilot: Larry Meyer, Co-Pilot: Norman Gauntt, Navigator: Jim Crouch, Bombardier: Tom Brzoznowski, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim LaRue, Radio Operator: Jack Davidson, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Carter, Waist Gunner: Floyd Hubble, Waist Gunner: Ken Christensen (9KIA); Tail Gunner: Dave Butcher (EVD); Enemy aircraft, crashed Pipriac, SW of Laval, Fr. MACR 3035/4495. LAKANUKI.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne