MIA Aircraft


Missing 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-12-30:

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

#41-29123 - Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 445BG703BS
NameBig Joe
MIA1943-12-30 - MACR #: 5210
Notes29123 (445th BG, 703rd BS, *Big Joe*) badly damaged fighter and ditched in English Channel 3 mi off Beachy Head, UK Dec 30, 1943. MACR 5210, 4 killed, 2 POW, 4 rescued.
SourceJoe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

#42-64436 - Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 445BG701BS
MIA1943-12-30
Notes64436 (445th BG, 701st BS) crashed on landing at Tibenham, UK Dec 30, 1943. Salvaged Jan 16, 1944.
SourceJoe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html