9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Missing Air Crew Report 7657

August 6, 1944, Sunday

 

 

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Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-21770 (Douglas A-20G-45-DO Havoc)

9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 668th Bomb Sq

Mission # 115; Box: I; Flight: 1; Position: 6; A/C Fuselage Code: 5H-I

Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft

Damage: Presumed Crashed

Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England

Location: Oissel Bridge, France

Personnel
Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Welsh, Arthur J. 2Lt O-691208 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS
Airplane Armorer-Gunner Novak, Stanley G. Sgt 36666232 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD
Airplane Mechanic-Gunner Wright, Raymond E. Sgt 38154863 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD


Notes:
A/C loss Information not available. Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft. Aircraft hit by flak over target.

Description:
Missing in Action: Lt. A.J. Welch, Sgt. R.E. Wright, Sgt. S.G. Novak--last seen going down in the target area.
(416th BG History 1944)

See Mission # 115 for additional details





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