MIA Aircraft


Missing 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-06-20:

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

#42-31615 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 457BG748BS
NameSNAFUSK SHAMROCK
MIA1944-06-20 - MACR #: 6003
Notes42-31615 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Portland 28/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Presque Is 26/1/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [N] Glatton 5/2/44; MIA Hamburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Bill Bomer, Co-Pilot: Jack Lade, Navigator: Chas Curione, Bombardier: Robin Hill, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Elwood Klien, Radio Operator: Dick Bohl (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Kane, Waist Gunner: Edwin Tengler, Tail Gunner: Alby Leeming (3KIA); flak hits caused explosion, crashed partially in a swamp at Wardershof Altenwerder, near Hamburg; MACR 6003. SNAFUSK SHAMROCK.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne