9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Missing Air Crew Report 7657

August 6, 1944, Sunday




Return to Table of Contents          Return to MACR-AAR Index

Report Summary
Click to view Report
(Note: Depending on Internet speed, this report may take some time to download and display.)
(MACR images downloaded from Fold3.)

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

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

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

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

View information on "France-Crashes 39-45"
(in French)