MIA Aircraft


Missing 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-06-20:

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

#42-102612 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 96BG339BS
MIA1944-06-20 - MACR #: 5897
Notes42-102612 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 11/4/44; Grenier 18/5/44; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-U] Snetterton 21/5/44; MIA Magdeburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Dick DeBrandes, Co-Pilot: Glen Harrison, Navigator: Bill Northington, Bombardier: Joe Armstrong, Radio Operator: Ken Garwood{wia}, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Stauffer, Waist Gunner: Glen Smith, Waist Gunner: Bill Blow, Tail Gunner: Tom Rogers (8POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alex Lambrecht (KIA); Enemy aircraft damaged then it exploded, crashed nt Erxlebnen, 18 miles NW of Magdeburg, Germany. MACR 5897.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne