MIA Aircraft


Missing 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-07-19:

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

#42-102511 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG602BS
MIA1944-07-19 - MACR #: 7544
Notes42-102511 Delivered: Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 27/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned: 602BS/398BG [K8-P] Nuthampstead 27/4/44; (24m)MIA Lechfeld 19/7/44 Pilot: Dallas Hawkins, Co-Pilot: Earl Hart, Navigator: Joe Doglio, Bombardier: John Loomis, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Gordon Sudborough, Radio Operator: Paul Bunning, Ball Turret Gunner: Tom Garrett, Tail Gunner: Gregory Groncki (8KIA); Waist Gunner: Doyle Borchers (POW); flak, ship exploded and tg blew out; crashed Weil, near Landsberg, Germany. MACR 7544.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne