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Old 12th February 2020, 02:45
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500th Bomber Group Losses

500 BG LOSSES
42-24600 (500th BG) MIA Apr 7, 1945, Japan. MACR 13657
42-24656 (500th BG) lost Dec 3, 1944. MACR 10458
42-24657 (500th BG) lost Jan 9, 1945. MACR 10903
42-24657 (500th BG) Lost Dec 13, 1944 MACR 10656 - 1 man, Left Blister
Gunner, Sgt. August O. Renner, MIA.
42-24660 (500th BG) lost Jan 3, 1945. MACR 10899
42-24662 (500th BG) MIA 11/27/1944, SW Pacific. MACR 10585
42-24687 (500th BG) MIA Japan Dec 13, 1944. MACR 10659
42-24692 (500th BG) MIA Japan Feb 19, 1945. MACR 12500
42-24721 (500th BG) lost Mar 8, 1945. MACR 12936
42-69751 (500th BG) "Homing Device" lost April 4, 1945. Pacific, MACR 13765
42-24762 (500th BG) lost Dec 18, 1944. MACR 10658
42-24766 (500th BG) rammed by enemy fighter Jan 3, 1945. MACR 10905
42-24785 (500th BG) MIA North Pacific Jan 23, 1945. MACR 11386
42-24849 (500th BG, 881st BS, 'St Bernard") crashed Mar 17, 1945 when
it was rammed by Japanese Tony fighter over Kobe, Japan. Two crew
members survived only to be executed by the Japanese. MACR 13079.
42-63494 (500th BG) "Z-31" lost Jan 19, 1945, North Pacific.MACR 12250
42-65218 (500th BG, "Z-44" 883rd BS) MIA Nov 29, 1944 SW Pacific. MACR 10449
42-93876 (500th BG) "Z-13" lost Feb 10, 1945. MACR 12058
44-61782 (73rd BW, 500st BG, 881st BS, "Little Fellow) ended up as
target at China Lake NTS. Scrapped after 1968.
44-69666 (500th BG) "Z-11" Japan April 1, 1945. MACR 14230
42-63486 (500th BG) "Z-7" lost May 24, 1945. MACR 14488
44-69742 (500th BG) "Z-30" lost May 24, 1945. MACR 14489
44-69755 (500th BG) "Z-13" MIA May 26, 1945, Pacific. MACR 14509

Accidents Overseas
450329 - 42-65249 - 881BS - Mock, Ernest L.
450601 - 42-93875 - 882BS - Jackson, Donald G.
450616 - 44-61530 - 882BS - Sasser, Willie O.
450922 - 42-24761 - 883BS - Oswald, Norbert J.
450523 - 42-65249 - 881BS - Mitchell, Joseph R.

Accidents USA
440627 - 42-6372 - 882BS - Hodge, William S.
440711 - 42-6373 - 882BS - Shorey, Willard F.
440804 - 42-24573 - 881BS - Taylor, Ray W.
440829 - 42-6435 - 883BS - Mahoney, Eugene G.
440826 - 42-24559 - 882BS - Dougherty, John E.
440917 - 42-6379 - 883BS - Cooper, Wayne B.
451023 - 42-65251 - 883BS - Martin, Donald G.

Acknowledgements: AAIR ; Acident-Report.com ; Joe Baugher USAAF Serials .
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