MIA Aircraft


Missing 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-17:

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

#42-29956 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
NameVERTICAL SHAFT
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 296
Notes42-29956 Delivered: Denver 17/3/43; Cheyenne 6/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-B] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Jesse Hausenfluck, Co-Pilot: Don MacKenzie (2KIA); Navigator: Chas Everson, Bombardier: Bob Kennedy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Kilcourse, Radio Operator: John Kelly, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Traylor, Waist Gunner: Sebastian Buchari, Waist Gunner: Tom Randolph, Tail Gunner: John Blauer (8POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed St Goarshausen, 18 miles SE of Koblenz, Germany. MACR 296. VERTICAL SHAFT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30139 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG545BS
NameSNUFFY
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 294
Notes42-30139 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Sioux City 30/4/43; Kearney 6/5/43; Tinker 22/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 29/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-O] Grafton Underwood 14/6/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Oliver Sweingsen, Co-Pilot: Carlos Stewart, Navigator: Bob Koening, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Wallace Dawson, Radio Operator: Joe Barta, Ball Turret Gunner: Leon Svirsky, Waist Gunner: Alf Meyer, Tail Gunner: Chas Tate (8POW), Bombardier: Vic Kelly, Waist Gunner: Dick Grover (2KIA); flak & Enemy aircraft, crashed Stangenroth, six miles NW of Bad Kissingen, Germany. MACR 294. SNUFFY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30147 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
NameM?HONEY
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 291
Notes42-30147 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Presque Is 15/5/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-O] Grafton Underwood 28/6/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Clayton Wilson, Co-Pilot: Dewey Brown, Navigator: Fred Bloesch, Bombardier: Herman Stevens, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vern Long, Radio Operator: John DesRochers, Ball Turret Gunner: George Kendall, Waist Gunner: Gene Penick, Waist Gunner: Jack Hook, Tail Gunner: Ellis Klein (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crash-landed Rheims, Fr. MACR 291. FLAK DANCER aka M'HONEY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3222 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG545BS
NameDUECES WILD
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 292
Notes42-3222 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/4/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-P] Grafton Underwood 28/5/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Frank Mattes, Bombardier: Adam Konefal (2KIA), Co-Pilot: Art Thompson, Navigator: Wayne Wentworth, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Miller, Radio Operator: Homer Flatter, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Rhodes, Waist Gunner: John Thompson, Waist Gunner: Tom Ray, Tail Gunner: Ed Garcia (8POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Reichenbach, 10 miles S of Darmstadt, Germany. MACR 292. DUECES WILD.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3230 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG545BS
NameYANKEE POWERHOUSE II
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 293
Notes42-3230 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/4/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Drewry Wofford, Co-Pilot: Bob Palton, Navigator: Malcolm McDonald, Bombardier: George Kyriakopoulous, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Dvorshek, Radio Operator: Harvey Wiegand, Ball Turret Gunner: Morris Merrifield, Waist Gunner: Paul Carter, Waist Gunner: Joe Barrett, Tail Gunner: Henry Reher (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Weiler, Germany. any. MACR 293. MARY KATHLEEN aka YANKEE POWERHOUSE II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne