MIA Aircraft


Missing 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-05-29:

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

#42-29838 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameTHE CONCHO CLIPPER
MIA1943-05-29
Notes42-29838 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/2/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned: 509BS/351BG [RQ-U] Polebrook 17/4/43; MIA {4m} St Nazaire 29/5/43 Pilot: Lt Col J. Russell, Co-Pilot: Leo Grikstas, Navigator: Roy Stealey, Bombardier: Chas Woehrle, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Eaton, Tail Gunner: Fred Williams (6POW); Radio Operator: Jim Welk, Ball Turret Gunner: Nahannie Bader, Waist Gunner: Wayne Baldwin, Waist Gunner: Mo McLaughlin (4KIA); flak hit blew away btg with Bader inside as well as starting fires, crashed Pleoren, W of Vannes, Fr. THE CONCHO CLIPPER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29838 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG509BS
NameTHE CONCHO CLIPPER
MIA1943-05-29
NotesCS: RQ-U
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour