MIA Aircraft


Missing 385th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-11-30:

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

#42-30096 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 385BG549BS
NameLIBERTY BELLE
MIA1943-11-30 - MACR #: 4403
Notes42-30096 Delivered: Denver 9/4/43; Gore 10/4/43; Denver 29/4/43; Glasgow 3/5/43; Kearney 29/5/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-J] Gt Ashfield 26/6/43; MIA Solingen 30/11/43 Pilot: Capt Bob Smith {wia}, Radio Operator: Edwin Randig, Ball Turret Gunner: Troy Roberts, Waist Gunner: Henry Lohff, Waist Gunner: George Lilburn, Tail Gunner: Lou Lonsway (6RTD); Co-Pilot: Jim McKee, Navigator: Nathan Ungar, Bombardier: Chas Stevens, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Sam Litt (4KIA); small fire aboard caused by flare igniting followed by explosion, crashed Penlan Hall, Wakes Colne, Ex, UK, close to Wormingford a/fd; MACR 4403. LIBERTY BELLE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne