MIA Aircraft


Missing 447th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1945-03-15:

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

#42-97836 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG709BS
NameBUGS BUNNY JR
MIA1945-03-15 - MACR #: 13043
Notes42-97836 Delivered: Denver 10/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned: 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 1/5/44; MIA Oranienburg 15/3/45 Pilot: Ralph Putnam, Guide Pinomenti, Sam Esposite, Russell Neil, Jim Mikwai, Ellicott Evans, Albt Majovsky, Roscoe Johnson, Chas Swanson (9POW); flak, crashed Osted, Den. MACR 13043. BUGS BUNNY JR.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#43-38731 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG711BS
NameBLYTHE SPIRIT
MIA1945-03-15 - MACR #: 13044
Notes43-38731 Delivered: Lincoln 13/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned: 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 1/10/44; MIA Oranienburg 15/3/45 Pilot: Harluf Jessen, Harry Pfautz, Karl Laubhan, Dick Kirkorowski, Helmer Gangestad, Claude Gatlin, Ed Evans {tg}, Cecil Campbell {obs} (8KIA); Bob Dwight, Walt Hoffman (2POW); flak, crashed Schonhausen, Germany. MACR 13044. BLYTHE SPIRIT.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#43-38849 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG711BS
MIA1945-03-15 - MACR #: 13030
Notes43-38849 Delivered: Lincoln 28/9/44; Bismark 2/10/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned: 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 17/10/44; MIA Oranienburg 15/3/45 Pilot: Lloyd Karst, Sam Courtney, Ray Corr, Bill O'Connor, Cecil Hannah, Clyde Dove, Bernie Huschka (7POW); Frank Wiseman, Jim Isham (2KIA); flak, crashed Salzwedel, Germany. MACR 13030.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6016 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 447BG711BS
NameTNT KATIE
MIA1945-03-15 - MACR #: 13045
Notes44-6016 Delivered: Tulsa 4/4/44; Hunter 15/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned: 486BG Sudbury 4/5/44; no-ops Transferred: 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 5/5/44; MIA Oranienburg 15/3/45 Pilot: Henry Chandler, Dave Skalka, Sid Murachver (3POW); Elmer Diefe, Bob Stephens, Costas Ivos, Bob Reinartson, Allen Swem, John Piccardo (6KIA); flak, crashed Wilsnack, Germany. MACR 13045. TNT KATIE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne