MIA Aircraft


Missing 447th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-05-09:

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

#42-39865 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG710BS
NameLADY LORRAINE
MIA1944-05-09 - MACR #: 4588
Notes42-39865 Delivered: Long Beach 23/9/43; Harvard 14/10/43; ass 710BS/447BG [IJ-C] Rattlesden 27/11/43; MIA Laon, Fr 9/5/44 Pilot: Bill Owens, Co-Pilot: Bill Heim, Navigator: Julian Matin, Bombardier: John McKinney, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jack Seeger, Ball Turret Gunner: Herb Holland, Waist Gunner: Edwin Sieniarecki, Tail Gunner: Leroy Potter (8KIA); Radio Operator: John Browko, Waist Gunner: Conrad St Laurent (2POW); flak knocked off nose, then ball turret fell off followed by aircraft disintegrating in mid-air to crashed two miles N of Laon, Fr; MACR 4588.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne