MIA Aircraft


Missing 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-04-24:

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

#42-31346 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG544BS
NameSHACK RABBIT
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4355
Notes42-31346 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/10/43; Grand Island 31/10/43; Wilmington 27/11/43; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-Q] Grafton Underwood 20/1/44; MIA Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44 Pilot: Walt Harvey, Co-Pilot: Bob Brown, Navigator: Johnson Rule, Bombardier: Dick Rader, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Roberson, Waist Gunner: Cornelius McManus, (6EVD); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dewey Smith, Radio Operator: Stan Sturak, Waist Gunner: Jim Atkins, Tail Gunner: George Vann (4POW); flak, crashed Ferme de la Plancy l'Abbarye, a mile S of Champfleury Afd, Fr; MACR 4355. SHACK RABBIT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-37885 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG
NameFROSTIE
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4287
Notes42-37885 Delivered: Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; ass 544BS/384BG [SU-L] Grafton Underwood 22/11/43 as MRS F. D. R.; then 545BS [JD-D]; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Virgil Broyhill, Co-Pilot: Albt Burns, Navigator: Guy Earle, Bombardier: Jim Grauer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Sam Duncan, Radio Operator: Frank Pizzi, Ball Turret Gunner: Guiseppe Piemonte, Waist Gunner: Arnold Massengale, Waist Gunner: John Wilkins, Tail Gunner: Jim Robertson{wia} (10INT); flak damaged three engines before forced landing Dubendorf, Switz; MACR 4287. FROSTIE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-38158 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4352
Notes42-38158 Delivered: Denver 1/1/44; Gr Island 13/1/44; ass 547BS/384BG [SO-L] Grafton Underwood 1/3/44; MIA Oberpfaffenhofen 24/4/44 Pilot: Bill McKichan, Co-Pilot: Bill Hautz, Navigator: Neil Walling, Bombardier: John Lynch, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Elroy Altendorf, Ball Turret Gunner: John Cox, Waist Gunner: Kermit Olstad, Tail Gunner: John Pastorella (8KIA); Radio Operator: Ken Gray, Waist Gunner: Claud Gustafson (2POW); flak, crashed near Leustetten, 11 miles SW of Munich, Germany. MACR 4352.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97477 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG
NamePORKY'S PIG
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4348
Notes42-97477 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/11/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Presque 2/1/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 4/1/44; Transferred: 545BS/384BG [JD-A] Grafton Underwood 20/1/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Capt Floyd Edwards, Co-Pilot: Capt Bob Langlois{Gp Ldr}, Navigator: Vern Crist, Bombardier: Bill Alles, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roger Smith, Radio Operator: Hugh Hopper, Ball Turret Gunner: Armando Ordaz, Waist Gunner: Chester Zink, Waist Gunner: Warren Folmer, Tail Gunner: Paul Fleming (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Maulbronn, 19 miles E of Karlsruhe, Germany. MACR 4348. PORKY'S PIG.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne