MACR 1852

389th BG Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 7-Jan-44
Serial Number: 42-7593
Aircraft Model B-24H-1-FO
Aircraft Letter: P
Aircraft Name: BLUNDER BUS
Squadron: 565th BS
Location: Crashed at Le Plesis, France
Cause: German fighters
Position Rank Name Fate Hometown
Pilot 2/Lt Smith, Royce E. POW Klamath Fls, OR
Co-Pilot 2/Lt Hirsch, Robert H. POW E. St. Louis, IL
Navigator 2/Lt Strayer, Duane C. POW Rock Springs, WY
Bombardier F/O Smith, Revis L. EVD Bangor, NY
Engineer S/Sgt Dillon, James Jr. KIA Eccles, WV
Radio Op. S/Sgt Haugher, Robert G. EVD Donegal, PA
Ball/Tunnel Sgt Burton, Thomas L. POW Clover, SC
Waist Sgt Donley, William J. POW Brooklyn, NY
Waist Sgt Nobles, Relius E. POW Sylacauga, AL
Tail Sgt Gilbert, Edward J. POW Waltham, MA
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