Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3930
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
15 Aug 44 Bombing Vechta Airfield
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 Liberator H 42-95157 U8-H 466BG/786BS USAAF Attlebridge
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1330 Shot down by German fighters on the return flight Nyetrijne Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. V.W. Munroe O-750818 USAAF POW -
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. H.E. Haseman O-820758 USAAF KIA USA
Navigator 2/Lt. T.H. Crowley O-716371 USAAF KIA USA
Bombardier 2/Lt. C.D. Welde O-717121 USAAF KIA Margraten F-1-25
Engineer T/Sgt. F. Kayden 13084055 USAAF KIA Margraten A-3-17
Radio Operator T/Sgt. S.N. Reiter 13170854 USAAF EVD -
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. J.A. Ehredt 33568833 USAAF POW -
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. W.J. Weisner 15383151 USAAF POW -
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. D.R. Estle 37652527 USAAF KIA Margraten B-5-17
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. G.D. Bowles 39275720 USAAF KIA Margraten A-4-21
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 8427

Version October, 2022