MIA Aircraft


Missing 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1945-04-13:

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

#43-39184 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG601BS
MIA1945-04-13 - MACR #: 14176
Notes43-39184 Delivered: Lincoln 30/12/44; Dow Fd 10/1/45; Assigned: 601BS/398BG [3O-U] Nuthampstead 27/2/45; (22m) MIA Neumunster 13/4/45 Pilot: Emil Martinek, Navigator: Roger Campbell, Radio Operator: Alf Cason, Ball Turret Gunner: Francis Gardippe, Waist Gunner: Ed Steele, Tail Gunner: Dave Lawler (6POW), Co-Pilot: Theo Kline, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Floyd Aaron (2KIA); exploded, crashed Bad Oldesloe, near Garbeck, Germany. MACR 14176.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-8636 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 398BG601BS
MIA1945-04-13 - MACR #: 13907
Notes44-8636 Delivered: Lincoln 14/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned: 601BS/398BG [3O-X] Nuthampstead 7/12/44; (25m) MIA Neumunster 13/4/45 Pilot: Sam Palant (EVD); Co-Pilot: Bob Taylor, Navigator: Mason Dicks, Bombardier: Nick Marabeas, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Wilbur Withrow, Radio Operator: Paul Brown, Ball Turret Gunner: Tom Coleman, lWaist Gunner: Orie Hedges, rWaist Gunner: Bob Sandford, Tail Gunner: Byron Cunningham (9POW); RDX bombs exploded when salvoed, crashed Garbeck, Germany. MACR 13907.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne