MIA Aircraft


Missing 388th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-26:

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

#42-30209 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 388BG561BS
NameWEE BONNIE II
MIA1943-07-26
Notes42-30209 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/4/43; Gore 8/5/43; Sioux City 10/5/43; Smoky Hill 9/6/43; Dow Fd 12/6/43; Assigned: 561BS/388BG [--U] Knettishall 14/6/43; MIA Hanover 26/7/43 Pilot: Al Porter, Bombardier: Vernon Adams, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Moffitt, Radio Operator: John Ash, Ball Turret Gunner: Ralph Mallicote, foto-Alphonse Fulchine (6POW); Co-Pilot: Harry Thompson, Navigator: Henry Rowland, Waist Gunner: Clem Mezzanotte, Waist Gunner: Rosswell Miller, Tail Gunner: Ivan Schraeder (5EVD); flak hit beteeen #1 & #2, crashed Houilles, 10 miles NW of Paris. No MACR. WEE BONNIE II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-30224 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 388BG560BS
MIA1943-07-26 - MACR #: 3130
Notes42-30224 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/4/43; Sioux City 12/5/43; Patterson 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned: 560BS/388BG [--G] Knettishall 17/6/43; MIA Hanvover 26/7/43 Pilot: Earl Horn, Bombardier: Bob Bailey, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Baker, Radio Operator: Everett Hobbs, Ball Turret Gunner: Francis Whittaker, Waist Gunner: Sam DeGeorgio, Waist Gunner: Horace Hoffman (7POW); Co-Pilot: Don Wetherbee, Navigator: Irving Cohen, Oliver Deckard (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Deckbergen, 30 SW of Hannover, Germany. MACR 3130.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne