MIA Aircraft


Missing 452nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-05-29:

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

#42-97549 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 452BG728BS
NameTHE ROUND TRIPPER
MIA1944-05-29 - MACR #: 5228
Notes42-97549 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/12/43; Gr Island 16/1/44; Grenier 24/2/44; Assigned: 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 15/2/44; mechanical problems 8/3/44 Pilot: Vasco Guilino (RTD plus five others; Bombardier: Lt Roger McGuire (KIA); Navigator: Fred Heckman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Clyde Jellison, Radio Operator: Max Halladay (3POW); MIA Leipzig 29/5/44 w/Frank Brogan, n-Erwin Thompson, Waist Gunner: Ray Wilhelm, Tail Gunner: Nels Westin (4POW); Co-Pilot: Bill Weatherwax, b-John Faris{wia}, ettg-Bob Corbett, ro-Otto Havins, Ball Turret Gunner: George Sorensen, Waist Gunner: Bob Adams{broke leg on landing} (6EVD); flak, crashed a mile S of Rocquigny, 22 miles SW of Charleville, Fr. MACR 5228. THE ROUND TRIPPER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97808 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 452BG729BS
MIA1944-05-29 - MACR #: 5227
Notes42-97808 Delivered: Denver 3/3/44; Kearney 11/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned: 729BS/452BG Deopham Green 22/5/44; MIA Liepzig 29/5/44 Pilot: Stan Lowell, Co-Pilot: Ted Matsel, Navigator: Edgar Smith, Bombardier: Boyd Belgium. amy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dave Wright, Radio Operator: Jay Sterrett, Ball Turret Gunner: Ralph Little, Waist Gunner: Carlyle Gardner, Waist Gunner: John Kinsler, Tail Gunner: Ray Sutton (10POW); flak KOd two engines, crashed Grand-Leez, near Gembloux, nine miles NW of Namur, Bel. MACR 5227.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne