MIA Aircraft


Missing 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-07:

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

#42-102508 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG603BS
MIA1944-07-07 - MACR #: 7219
Notes42-102508 Delivered: Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned: 603BS/398BG [N7-J] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; (17m) MIA Leipzig 7/7/44 Pilot: Boyd Nisewonger, Co-Pilot: Max Becker, Navigator: Bill MacFerran, Bombardier: Lloyd Ebert, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Caster, Radio Operator: Sam Green, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Robins, Tail Gunner: Bill Wilson (8POW); Waist Gunner: Bill Englehardt (KIA); flak, crashed in river near Liebschwitz RR, nr Germany. , Ger; MACR 7219.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-107218 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG600BS
MIA1944-07-07 - MACR #: 7221
Notes42-107218 Delivered: Tulsa 27/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 21/4/44; Assigned: 600BS/398BG [N8-T] Nuthampstead 3/5/44; (17m) MIA Leipzig 7/7/44 Pilot: Roger Folger, Navigator: Bill Moses, Bombardier: Chas Busbee, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Paris, Radio Operator: John Quinn, Ball Turret Gunner: Calvin Harvey, Waist Gunner: John Schneider, Tail Gunner: Lou Zeller (8POW); Ray Hopp (KIA, shot in esacpe attempt); flak, crashed Bad Dueben, near Leipzig, Germany. MACR 7221.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne