MIA Aircraft


Missing 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-09-27:

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

#42-30792 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG339BS
MIA1943-09-27 - MACR #: 756
Notes42-30792 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/7/43; Dyersburg 8/8/43; Galveston 15/8/43; Dyersburg 17/8/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-E] Snetterton 5/9/43; MIA Emden 27/9/43 Pilot: Alf Drabnis, Navigator: Lester Leonard (2KIA); Co-Pilot: Cecil Fisher{lost leg,re-pat}, Bombardier: Stewart Cooper{lost leg, re-pat}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Wilbur Bornstein, Ball Turret Gunner: Gordon Nutt, Radio Operator: Dan Cook, Waist Gunner: Paul Sweeney, Waist Gunner: Morrison Miller{wia), Tail Gunner: Joe McKenna (8POW); flak hits, #2 & #3 on fire, crashed Norden, near Emden, Germany. MACR 756.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne