MIA Aircraft


Missing 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-12-31:

AIRCRAFT (dates may be UK-style: dd/mm/yy)
#42-107233 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG351FSYJ
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11356
Notes42-107233 Delivered: Tulsa 24/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned: 351BS/100BG [EP-N/W] Thorpe Abbotts 3/5/44; MIA Misburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Wallace Wilson, Clarry Van Cleave, Ken Kane, Herman Eckmeyer, Doug Nash, Perry Gaye, Austin Gibbon, George Monte, Gene Fellmeth (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Tauenbrueck, Germany. . MACR 11356.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#42-31066 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG351FSYJ
NameFOOLS RUSH IN
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11366
Notes42-31066 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/9/43; Scott 29/9/43; Assigned: 351BS/100BG [EP-H] Thorpe Abbotts 4/10/43; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Floyd Henderson, Dick King, Elmer Kovach, Jim Shepard, George Robinson, Fred Horcasitas (6KIA); George Smigo, Leo Murphy, Frank Sauls (3POW); hit by flak on bomb run spun down and collided with 43-38124 (100BG), both going down in flames, crashed Radegast, Germany. MACR 11366. DIXIE BABY aka FOOLS RUSH IN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#42-31895 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG418BS
NameMISS CHIEF
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11365
Notes42-31895 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/1/44; Kearney 14/1/44; Presque Is 3/2/44; Grenier 11/2/44; Assigned: 418BS/100BG [LD-Y] Thorpe Abbotts 16/2/44; MIA Misburg/Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Paul Carroll, Harry Winger, George Klare, Cliff Averett, Irvin Olson, Lee Westman, Larry Isola, Otis Ross, Fred Bracken (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crash-landed Wesermunde, Germany. MACR 11365. MISS CHIEF.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#42-31987 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG350FSLH
NameTHE LITTLE SKIPPER
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 8174
Notes42-31987 Delivered: Cheyenne 13/1/44; Kearney 22/1/44; Romulus 23/2/44; Grenier 28/2/44; Assigned: 350BS/100BG [LN-A] Thorpe Abbotts 10/3/44; 418BS [LD-D]; MIA Misburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Glen Rojohn, Bill Leek, Bob Washington, Jim Shirley, Orville Elkin, Ed Neuhaus (6POW); Joe Russo, Roy Little, Francis Chase (3KIA); mid air coll, crashed Rustringen, Germany. MACR 8174/11550. SHILAYLEE aka THE LITTLE SKIPPER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38124 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG351FSYJ
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11363
Notes43-38124 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/6/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Dow Fd 20/7/44; Assigned: 351BS/100BG [EP-S] Thorpe Abbotts 21/7/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Clifton Williams, Ken Newkirk, Dick Williams, Alvin Petteys, Chas McGimley, Lee Carpenter (6KIA); Larry Ward, Jim Murphy, Roland Douglass (3POW); mid air coll with falling wreckage from 42-31066 (100BG), crashed Hamburg, Germany. MACR 11363.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38215 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG418BS
NameGREMLIN
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11364
Notes43-38215 Delivered: Cheyenne 8/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Dow Fd 5/8/44; Assigned: 418BS/100BG [LD-P] Thorpe Abbotts 6/8/44; 349BS [XR-P] ; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Bill Blackman, Bill Sterrett, Andy Herbert, Stan Carson, Tom Pace (5POW); Bob Freshour, Joe Pearl, Bob Fortney, Basil Numack (4KIA); flak KO'd #2 & Enemy aircraft hit another before exploding and crashed Wesseloh, Germany. MACR 11364. GRUMBLIN' GREMLIN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38381 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG418BS
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11362
Notes43-38381 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/7/44; Kearney 4/8/44; Grenier 20/8/44; Assigned: 418BS/100BG [LD-Z] Thorpe Abbotts 23/8/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Bill Mayo, Albt Eib, Art Cohen, Pete Radich, Bob Corum, Bob Hayes, Nelson Dickinson, Bernie Stell, Luther Hudgens (9KIA); flak KO'd two engines, and another by Enemy aircraft crashed Jever, Germany. MACR 11362.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38408 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG350FSLH
NameFAITHFUL FOREVER
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11360
Notes43-38408 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/7/44; Hunter 7/8/44; Dow Fd 30/8/44; Assigned: 350BS/100BG [LN- ] Thorpe Abbotts 2/9/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Leo Ross, Raigh Mason {wia}, Bull Burreuss, Russ Koechel, Jerry Angelots, Carl Anderon, Oscar Johnson, John Affleck, Jim Wynne (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Bartelsdorf, Germany. MACR 11360. FAITHFUL FOREVER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38436 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG350FSLH
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11361
Notes43-38436 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/8/44; Hunter 12/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned: 350BS/100BG [LN- ] Thorpe Abbotts 5/9/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Chas Webster, John Little, Grant Lakin, Sylvester Duke (4KIA); Virgil Whitt, Lowell Hendrickson, Morris Burkhart, Dick Meehan, Jim Anthony (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Osenhorst, Germany. MACR 11361.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38457 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG350FSLH
NameNINE LIVES
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11359
Notes43-38457 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/8/44; Lincoln 15/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned: 350BS/100BG [LN- ] Thorpe Abbotts 3/9/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Bill McNab, Nelson Vaughn, Henry Ethridge, Duane Rench, Francis Seyfried (5KIA); Jack Berkowitz, Ray Comer, Joe Chadwick, Ed Woodall (4POW); mid air coll w/42-31981 (100BG), crashed Rustringen, Germany. MACR 11359. NINE LIVES.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38459 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG418BS
NameCARGO FOR MARGO
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11358
Notes43-38459 Delivered: Cheyenne 6/8/44; Lincoln 16/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned: 418BS/100BG [LD-V] Thorpe Abbotts 3/9/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: John Morin, Lou Ciriego, Alf Letourneau, Emil Hawdy, George Kouloutpants, Bill Hanley, Bill Wright {wia}, Bill Berry (8POW); Dale Brown (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Westerhusen, near Emden, Germany. MACR 11358. CARGO FOR MARGO.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne
#43-38535 - B-17G
 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 100BG350FSLH
MIA1944-12-31 - MACR #: 11357
Notes43-38535 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/8/44; Hunter 23/8/44; Grenier 6/9/44; Assigned: 350BS/100BG Thorpe Abbotts 8/9/44; MIA Hamburg 31/12/44 Pilot: Ralph Whitcomb, Howard Nicol, George Pults, Clarry Stonecifer, Art Stemen (5KIA); Dick Rolle, Albt Delgado {wia}, Clayton Smith {wia}, Roch Courreges {wia} (4POW); Enemy aircraft set wing afire amd then spun down, crashed Rothenburg, Germany. MACR 11357.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne