MIA Aircraft


Missing 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-16:

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

#42-102476 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG603BS
MIA1944-07-16 - MACR #: 7242
Notes42-102476 Delivered: Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned: 603BS/398BG [N7-B] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; (18m) MIA Munich 16/7/44 Pilot: Ray Gallagher, Co-Pilot: Harry Castleman, Navigator: Bill Berry, Bombardier: Wendell Davis, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Sudduth, Radio Operator: Arlo Skeem, Waist Gunner: Bob Fels (7POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Warkentin, Tail Gunner: Chas McLean (2KIA); Enemy aircraft hit ball turret, set fire, crashed Hinter-Henbach, near Schiltach, Germany. 2KIA 7POW; MACR 7242.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-102599 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG600BS
MIA1944-07-16 - MACR #: 7564
Notes42-102599 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/3/44; Hunter 17/4/44; Grenier 1/5/44; Assigned: 600BS/398BG [N8-U] Nuthampstead 4/5/44 [1st repl. aircraft]; (15m) MIA Munich 16/7/44 Pilot: Curtis Lovelace, Ball Turret Gunner: Germany. rd Anataillia (2KIA); Co-Pilot: Bob Hart, Navigator: Bob Uhl, Bombardier: Alton Andrews, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Rees, Radio Operator: Cliff Weatherwax, Waist Gunner: Don Land, Tail Gunner: Sam Miller (7POW); flak, crashed Achenkirchen, NE Innsbruck, Ger; MACR 7564 (7764').
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-107064 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG
NameMISS FITT
MIA1944-07-16 - MACR #: 7553
Notes42-107064 Delivered: Denver 9/2/44; Hunter 3/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned: 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; no ops, Transferred: 547BS/384BG [SO-S] Grafton Underwood 30/4/44; MIA Munich 16/7/44 Pilot: Capt Lee Coleman, Bill Whitley, Bob Schepers, Larry Golka, Frank Felicetti (5POW); Tom Anthony, Henry Giguere, George Yeager, Dan Griffin (4KIA); flak, crashed Neuried, Germany. MACR 7553. MISS FITT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne