MIA Aircraft


Missing 385th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-06-20:

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

#42-5985 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 385BG549BS
MIA1944-06-20 - MACR #: 5899
Notes42-5985 Delivered: Long Beach 11/6/43; Gore 7/7/43; Dow Fd 19/7/43; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-R] Gt Ashfield 20/7/43; MIA Hamburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Joe Montgomery, Navigator: Milton Shalinsky, Bombardier: Santo Caruso, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Martin, Radio Operator: Yoris Cottongim, Ball Turret Gunner: John Hadzega, Waist Gunner: Leo Allard, Waist Gunner: John Davis, Tail Gunner: Frank Sutula (9POW); Co-Pilot: Sam Levy (KIA); #2 & #3 sustained damage, then another feathered, crashed Neuenwalde, 12 miles S of Cuxhaven, Germany. MACR 5899.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne