MIA Aircraft


Missing 388th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-03-27:

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

#42-30207 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 388BG561BS
NameBIG RED
MIA1944-03-27 - MACR #: 3540
Notes42-30207 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/4/43; Sioux City 11/5/43; Smoky Hill 9/6/43; Dow Fd 12/6/43; Assigned: 561BS/388BG [ -T] Knettishall 14/6/43; MIA Bordeaux 27/3/44 Pilot: Julius Lenderman, Co-Pilot: Waite Law, Bombardier: John Luzell (3POW); Navigator: John Carroll, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Herman Hermanson (2EVD); Radio Operator: Blair Harman, Ball Turret Gunner: Lou Mizera, Waist Gunner: George Schartzkopf, Waist Gunner: Joe Kapec, Tail Gunner: George Hewett (5KIA); flare set off fire in radio room, circled & crashed La Gombretiere, Aizenay, nine miles NW of La Roche-sur-Yon, 17 miles S of Nantes, Fr. MACR 3540. BIG RED.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne