MIA Aircraft


Missing 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-14:

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

#42-29859 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameTHE ANNIHILATOR
MIA1943-05-14
Notes42-29859 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/2/43; Gore 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned: 510BS/351BG [TU-H] Polebrook 16/4/43; MIA {1m} Courtrai 14/5/43 Pilot: Capt Bill Forsythe, Co-Pilot: R. C. Stewart, Navigator: Jim McDonald, Bombardier: Bob Ostheimer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Wilton Wixom, Radio Operator: Francis Daly, Waist Gunner: Tom Culkin, Tail Gunner: Ralph Tarr (8POW); Waist Gunner: Leroy Donaldson, Ball Turret Gunner: Albert Jensen (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Dadizele, near Ypres, Belgium. THE ANNIHILATOR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29859 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameTHE ANNIHILATOR
MIA1943-05-14
NotesCS: TU-H
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-29862 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG508BS
MIA1943-05-14 - MACR #: 15557
Notes42-29862 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/2/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 12/4/43; Assigned: 508BS/351BG [YB-H] Polebrook 16/4/43; MIA {1m} Courtrai 14/5/43 Pilot: Cliff McCoy, Co-Pilot: Chas Nickels, Navigator: Carlisle Nottingham, Bombardier: Jerry Scollard, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Pete Brasic, Radio Operator: Cecil Bazar, Ball Turret Gunner: George Osborne, Waist Gunner: Cleman Smith, Waist Gunner: Bill Lafferty (9POW); Tail Gunner: Bob Hilton (KIA); flak hit & exploded, crashed Stene, two miles S of Ostende, Belgium. MACR 15557.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29862 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG508BS
MIA1943-05-14 - MACR #: 15557
NotesCS: YB-H
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour