MIA Aircraft


Missing 388th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-17:

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

#42-3414 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 388BG561BS
NamePADDLEFOOT
MIA1943-08-17
Notes42-3414 Delivered: Dallas 1/6/43; Dow Fd 14/8/43; Assigned: 561BS/388BG Knettishall 18/7/43; MIA Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: John Parker, Co-Pilot: Arland Gould, Navigator: Tom Dziechowski, Bombardier: Bob Macy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: ', Radio Operator: ', Ball Turret Gunner: George Peterson, Waist Gunner: Elwood Stewart, Waist Gunner: Bob Grant, Tail Gunner: Floyd Wood (10RTD); no gas, ditched Mediterranean Sea, 80 miles from North African coast, all rescued. PADDLEFOOT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne