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Missing 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-08-16:

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

#42-3213 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 91BG
NameALL AMERICAN
MIA1943-08-16
Notes42-3213 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/3/43; La Guardia 10/4/43; Assigned: 92BG Alconbury 24/4/43; Transferred: 335BS/95BG [OE-W] Framlingham 19/5/43; tran {3m} 323BS/91BG [OR-M] Bassingbourn 16/6/43; MIA {7+m} Le Bourget 16/8/43 Pilot: Eldon Smith, Co-Pilot: Jim Cramer, Navigator: Melbourne Banowetz, Bombardier: Lloyd Hansen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Lyberger, Radio Operator: George Schmitt, Ball Turret Gunner: Felix Antonnacchio, Waist Gunner: Tom Bone, Waist Gunner: Vernon Miller, Tail Gunner: Joe Mazzola (10RTD); internal explosion severing #1 & #2 control cables, so turned back but ditched Channel, rescued by ASR taken to Newhaven, Sussex. No MACR. ALL AMERICAN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne