Hasting's Crew


LT Hastings' Crew

(back row L to R): Don Williamson, Stanley Loftsgard, Don Hastings, William Homberg, Sgt. Norman Snow.  (Front Row L to R): Sgt. M. Manning, Sgt. Howard Robinson, Sgt. John Morgan, Sgt. Milton McNulty, Sgt. Robert Bayon. (photo courtesy of Stanley Loftsgard).

During the last week in July 1944 this crew was transfered to the 493rd BG (H)/2nd AD and flew these additional missions:

July 29 Jouvimcourt, Belg
Aug 1 St.Geo, Sur Fontaine,Fr
!0th St. Florentine, Fr
11th Toussus Le Noble, Fr
13th Ground Support
Fr 14th Auguleme, Fr
15th Florrens, Fr
16th Halberstadt, Ger
18th Roye/Amy/Air Field, Fr
24th Kiel Ger.

As a result of battle damage the crew crash landed on both the 16th and the 18th of Aug.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Hastings, Donald L. LT Pilot 05/08/44    
Loftsgard, Stanley L. LT Pilot 05//44    
Homberg, William H. LT Navigator 05//44    
Williamson, Donald F. LT Bombardier 05//44    
Robinson, Howard L. S/SGT Nose 05//44    
McNulty, Milton H. S/SGT Radio Operator 05//44    
Morgan, John C. S/SGT Top 05//44    
Snow, Norman A. SGT Right Waist 05//44    
Bayon, Robert SGT Tail 05//44    
Manners, M. L. SGT Ball 05//44    
Gibbon, Howard D.   Crew Chief      
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
002 05/08/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
004 05/11/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
005 05/20/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
006 05/23/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
009 05/27/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
010 05/28/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
011 05/29/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
012 05/30/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
016 06/06/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
018 06/07/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
020 06/11/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
022 06/14/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
023 06/15/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
024 06/16/44 The Bold Sea Rover NS 4x-xx745 B24H
025 06/17/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
026 06/20/44   NB 42-95121 B24H
027 06/20/44   NO 42-52639 B24H
030 06/25/44   NH 42-52716 B24H
032 06/27/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
034 06/29/44 Winged Virgin DN 4x-xx506 B24H
041 07/08/44   PO 42-52749 B24H
042 07/09/44   NO 42-52749 B24H
043 07/12/44 Hard-T-Get NF 42-52753 B24H
050 08/01/44   NN 43-38137 B17G

 
Created: 10/10/99 Modified: 12/23/16

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