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Missing 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-14:

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

#42-29791 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
NameMEMPHIS BLUES
MIA1943-07-14
Notes42-29791 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; Assigned: 334BS/95BG [BG-Q] Alconbury 19/4/43 LITTLE JIMMIE; 335BS [OE-Q] Framlingham 12/5/43; 336BS [ET-Q] Horham 15/6/43; 7m, Transferred: 358BS/303BG [VK-B] Molesworth 17/6/43; MIA Villacoublay 14/7/43 Pilot: Calvin Swaffer, Co-Pilot: John Johnston, Navigator: Bill Karraken, Bombardier: Bill Sweet, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Rudi Lopez, Radio Operator: Jim Matthews, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Griffin, Waist Gunner: Ed Cobb, Waist Gunner: Jim Mills, Tail Gunner: John Moody (10RTD); ship hit by JU 88 rockets, ditched Channel, 30 miles off Shoreham, UK, all rescued by ASR in HSL145. No MACR. MEMPHIS BLUES.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne