|Pilot 1st Lt. Donald G. Hyland, O--662791 (MIA / KIA) MI
Radar Operator Sgt Peter C. Habib, 20121087 (MIA / KIA) MA
Passenger Pfc Linus A. Wiegenstein, 14080195 (MIA / KIA) MS
MIA October 30, 1943
Built by Douglas. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the Southwest Pacific and reassembled.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 5th Fighter Command, "A" Night Fighter Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
On October 30, 1943 took off from 12 Mile Drome (Berry) near Port Moresby on a flight bound for Horanda Drome near Dobodura. This aircraft failed to arrive and was officially declared Missing In Action (MIA).
The entire crew was declared dead on October 31, 1944. All are memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
Missing Air Crew Report 1008 (MACR 1008)
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Donald G. Hyland
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Peter C. Habib
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) -
Linus A. Wiegenstein
FindAGrave - 1Lt Donald G Hyland (photo, tablets of the missing photo)
FindAGrave - Sgt Peter C Habib (tablets of the missing)
PFC Linus Anton Wiegenstein (tablets of the missing photo)
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January 5, 2018