MIA Aircraft


Missing 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-29:

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

#42-30370 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG338FS
NameVENI VEDI VICI
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 144
Notes42-30370 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 4/7/43 LITTLE CAESER; then 337BS; MIA Warnemunde 29/7/43 Pilot: Cecil Walters, Co-Pilot: Jim Olsen, Navigator: Jerome Boland, Bombardier: John McIlvane, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Wolozyn, Radio Operator: Ralph Lewis, Ball Turret Gunner: Roland Domenick, Waist Gunner: Joe Truitt, Waist Gunner: Barnett Goodman, Tail Gunner: Frank Wade, obs-Lt Joe Lewis (11KIA); mid air coll w/42-5908 (388BG); crashed North Sea, off Cromer, Nfk. MACR 144. VENI VEDI VICI.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5908 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG561BS
MIA1943-07-29 - MACR #: 3069
Notes42-5908 Delivered: Long Beach 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Sioux City 19/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Presque Is 14/6/43; Assigned: 561BS/388BG Knettishall 16/6/43; MIA 29/7/43 Pilot: Heywood Curling, Co-Pilot: John Greene, Navigator: Bill Koffman, Bombardier: Bill Gray, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Willis, Radio Operator: Steve Molnar, Ball Turret Gunner: Alex Gadding, Waist Gunner: Hobart Perry, Waist Gunner: Larry Holmborn, Tail Gunner: Francis Kierszak (10KIA); coll w/42-30370 (96BG), crashed North Sea, off Cromer, Nfk.; MACR 3069.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne