MIA Aircraft


Missing 94th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-06-13:

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

#42-29708 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG333BS
MIA1943-06-13
Notes42-29708 Delivered: Cheyenne 7/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Brookley 9/4/43; Assigned: 336BS/95BG Alconbury 27/4/43; Transferred: 333BS/94BG Earls Colne 12/5/43; then 322BS; Rougham 13/6/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Maj Gordon Thorup, Co-Pilot: Capt Kirk + crew (10RTD-rescued from their liferafts); Enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea. SHACKEROO !
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29715 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG410BS
NameKLO KAY
MIA1943-06-13 - MACR #: 15162
Notes42-29715 Delivered: Cheyenne 8/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 18/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Presque Is 7/4/43; Assigned: 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Capt Bolling Rawlinson (POW); Co-Pilot: Capt Art Herbert, Navigator: Tom Meeks, Bombardier: Leon Levander, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Cameron, Radio Operator: Chas Morris, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Hilts, Waist Gunner: John Huzinec, Waist Gunner: Ben Kaplan, Tail Gunner: Lt Chas Schultheis (9KIA); Enemy aircraft KO'd #2, crashed Pohnsdorf, near Preetz, seven miles SE of Kiel, Germany. MACR 15162. KLO KAY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29822 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG331BS
NameVISITING FIREMAN
MIA1943-06-13
Notes42-29822 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/2/43; Salina 8/3/43; Presque Is 10/4/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE- ] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: George Hendershot, Co-Pilot: Henry Rose, Navigator: John Jensen, Bombardier: George Hess, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Leslie Rockwell, Radio Operator: Alex Justins, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Callaway, Waist Gunner: Marion Boren, Waist Gunner: Bob Byrnes, Tail Gunner: Keith Sebring (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed in sea; VISITING FIREMAN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29940 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG332BS
MIA1943-06-13 - MACR #: 16200
Notes42-29940 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/3/43; Casper 29/3/43; Smoky Hill 10/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG Bassingbourn 8/5/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Andy Loog, Navigator: Francis McGee, Bombardier: George Hale, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Payne, Radio Operator: Dick Himes, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Walczinski, Waist Gunner: Dick Russell, Waist Gunner: Scott Wilson, Tail Gunner: Ed Lane (9KIA); Co-Pilot: Bob Campbell (POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Marienhof-Padenstedt, SW of Neumunster, Germany. MACR 16200.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29949 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG332BS
NameSICK CALL
MIA1943-06-13
Notes42-29949 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/3/43; Casper 31/3/43; Smoky Hill 10/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM- ] Earls Colne 3/6/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Bob Tower, Co-Pilot: Percival Knott, Navigator: Irvin Cohen, Bombardier: Ken Selway, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Robinson, Radio Operator: Jim Cunningham, Waist Gunner: Jim Gates, Waist Gunner: Bob Haskett, Tail Gunner: Joe Samulski (9POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Theo Fluegel (KIA-body found at crash site); Enemy aircraft, crashed near Gross Konigsforde, six miles W of Kiel; No MACR. SICK CALL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-29957 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG331BS
NameHELNO GAL II
MIA1943-06-13
Notes42-29957 Delivered: Denver 17/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG Bassingbourn 22/4/43; [GL- ] Earls Colne 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Will Roemke, Radio Operator: Elson Frost, Ball Turret Gunner: Herman Hilbert, Waist Gunner: Chas Lewis, Waist Gunner: Paul Hunt, Tail Gunner: Tom Hamilton(6KIA); Co-Pilot: Wilbur Meyer, Navigator: Bradford Moore, Bombardier: Wilton Power, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Walt Ramirez (4POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed near Kiel, Germany. No MACR. HELNO GAL II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3063 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG410BS
NameOLE TOBE
MIA1943-06-13 - MACR #: 6142
Notes42-3063 Delivered: Long Beach 31/1/43; Tinker 12/3/43; Assigned: 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Presque Is 7/4/43; Earls Colne, Ex. 12/5/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Harry Johnson, Co-Pilot: Henry Kvevli, Navigator: Dave Fussell, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alf Leland, Radio Operator: John Daliski, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry DeRouchie, Waist Gunner: Bob Thomas, Waist Gunner: Larry Worthey, Tail Gunner: Earl Bennett (9KIA); Bombardier: Blair Hale (POW-kept afloat by his chute, picked up by Germany. an boat and taken to Lubeck.); crashed Baltic Sea, off Langeland Point, Denmark. MACR 6142. OLE TOBE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3187 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG410BS
NameBUCKSHOT
MIA1943-06-13
Notes42-3187 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/3/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Earls Colne 28/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; MIA Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Lloyd Weldon, Co-Pilot: Bob Curtis, Navigator: Wilson Brown[body washed up Sonderskov, Den.}, Bombardier: Quinton Williams{body washed up near Kiel, Germany. }, Radio Operator: Roger Beadle, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Pyle, Waist Gunner: Willis Rosenberger, Waist Gunner: John Gonzales, Tail Gunner: Sam Collins (9KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Hale (POW); Enemy aircraft, ditched Baltic Sea. No MACR ; BUCKSHOT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne