MIA Aircraft


Missing 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-17:

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

#42-29839 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameCHEROKEE GIRL
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 303
Notes42-29839 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/2/43; Pueblo 16/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned: 510BS/351BG [TU-C] Polebrook, MIA {13m} Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Helmuth Hansen, Co-Pilot: J. Z. Comfort, Navigator: John Dytman, Bombardier: Dale Van Brunt, Radio Operator: Adam Gasek, Ball Turret Gunner: Paul Hennessey, Waist Gunner: Don Boss, Waist Gunner: Elwin Smith, Tail Gunner: Gus Warden (9POW), Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tuite Ambrose (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Mayen, five miles SE of Koblenz, Germany. MACR 303. CHEROKEE GIRL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29839 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG510BS
NameCHEROKEE GIRL
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 303
NotesCS: TU-C
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour

#42-5812 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG511BS
NameCANNON BALL
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 302
Notes42-5812 Delivered: Long Beach 26/2/43; Denver 1/3/43; Pueblo 13/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned: 511BS/351BG [DS-O] Polebrook 24/4/43; MIA {9m} Schweinfurt 17/8/43 Pilot: Max Pinkerton, Co-Pilot: Herb Berreau, Navigator: Chas Rosewall, Bombardier: Lee Santi, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Clifton Langseth, Radio Operator: Paul Gallipeo, Ball Turret Gunner: Howie Licht, Waist Gunner: Joe Roman, Waist Gunner: Cliff Hall, Tail Gunner: Howie Marvin (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Bad Emms, eight miles E of Koblenz, Germany. MACR 302. CANNON BALL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5812 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 351BG511BS
NameCANNON BALL
MIA1943-08-17 - MACR #: 302
NotesCS: DS-O
Source351st Bomb Group web page - http://www.351st.org/ken.harbour