LV879 Halifax, Pilot : Doig, J F/O RCAF. 43th shot down by fighter attack,
exploded in mid-air and was scattered in an area of 1 km around Altenbusek, near Giessen.
Crew on 2nd operation; 6 men killed 1 pow
PILOT: Canadian- F/O Doig,John
NAV: Canadian- F/O Mason,John Ross,Bailed out & Taken Prisioner
Air Bomber: Canadian- F/O Crosland,Alfred Hirst
W.Op/AG: RAF - SGT Stewart,Donald
Flt. Engr.: RAF - SGT Bolton,John Stanley
Air Gnr.: Canadian- SGT Atkins,Robert James
Air Gnr.: RAF - SGT Rogers,Thomas James
LW944 Halifax, Pilot : Metzler, H W S/L. 74th shot down by Schweinfurt flak &
crashed at Falkenstein, 15 km SE of Scheinfurt.
Crew on 23rd operation; 7 men killed.
RCAF 425 Squadron, Skipton-on-Swale.
12 Halifaxes dispatched, 10 Bombed, 1 missing. 7 men killed.
LW429 Halifax Sq . Pilot : Taylor, J R F/L. 83th shot down by fighter attack & crashed at Tauchersreuth,
10 km NE of Nuremburg. Crew on 7th operation. This aircraft is believed to have shot down the
Me109 which was attacking it.
LV898 Halifax 427 Sq RCAF. Pilot : Bissett, J M S/L DFM. Shot down by night fighter &
crashed at Herhahn, 65 km SW of Euskirchen. Crew on 4th operation of 2nd tour; 8 men killed.
LW618 Halifax 427 Sq RCAF. Pilot : McPhee, W N F/O. Shot down by night fighter &
crashed at Hohenroth, near Bad Neustadt. Crew on 1st operation; 7 men killed.
LV923 Halifax I 427 Sq RCAF. Pilot : Laird, G J S/L. Take-off from Leeming. & crashed, after a mid air
collision with 622 Sqdn Lancaster ND767, at Rachecourt, 13 km SW of Arlon, Belgium.
Crew on an average of 15th operation, 7 men killed, 1 evaded.
LK800 Halifax 429 Sq RCAF. Pilot : Bowly, K H P/O pow. Take-off from . Shot down by night fighter &
crashed at Weiler-la-Tour, 8 km SE of Luxemburg City. Crew on 17th operation; 2 evaded, 5 PoW.
LK804 Halifax 429 Sq RCAF. Pilot : Wilson, J H F/O. Take-off from Leeming. Attacked by night fighter &
crashed into the English Channel after running out of fuel. Remainder of crew rescued and returned to England.