MIA Aircraft


Missing 447th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-03-27:

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

#42-31191 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG710BS
NameVIRGINIA LEE
MIA1944-03-27 - MACR #: 3546
Notes42-31191 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/9/43; Harvard 16/10/43; Assigned: 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 25/11/43; MIA Bordeaux 27/3/44 Pilot: Rich Gaskell, Co-Pilot: Ray Koorenny, Navigator: Ray Walsh, Bombardier: Modesto Gonzales, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Glenn Underwood, Radio Operator: Joe Koening, Waist Gunner: Edwin Pankhurst, Waist Gunner: Albert Ross (8POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Wilbur Volz, Tail Gunner: Tom Smith (2EVD); presumably Enemy aircraft or flak-none seen; crashed Le Gnac, near Lacanau, 25 miles NW of Bordeaux, Fr. MACR 3546. VIRGINIA LEE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne