MIA Aircraft


Missing 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-04-24:

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

#42-97620 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG413BS
MIA1944-04-24 - MACR #: 4164
Notes42-97620 Delivered: Denver 9/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 4/3/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ- ] Snetterton 7/3/44; MIA Friedrichshafen 24/4/44 Pilot: Capt Joe Meacham, Co-Pilot: Henry Gibson, Navigator: Capt Dan Crist (338BS), Ex-nav-Ken McVitie, Bombardier: Walter White, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Chapman, Radio Operator: George Blackburn, Mick/Op-Lt Dick Murdock, Waist Gunner: George Marling, Tail Gunner: Bill Watson, Col Francis Tiller {command pilot} (11POW); flak hit on return, crew baled, ship crashed Reichsthal, near Felsbergerdof, 11 N of Kaiserlautern, Germany. MACR 4164.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne