Haight, Keith Rodney

Individual Personnel Data
Name Haight, Keith Rodney   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 37681904   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #213 dated 28 October 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner / Togglier
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 28 January 1945
Reported missing on MACR 11990 (30.709 MB)
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number -1
Related Documents MACR 11990 (30.709 MB)
Unknown E&E Report




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
1st Lt. Jackson, Oakley Homer, JrPilotEV
2nd Lt. Calkins, John BartlettCo-pilotEV
1st Lt. Lucas, Leonard EdmondNavigatorEV
2nd Lt. Blett, Robert JBombardierTR
SGT. Senchuk, Paul SamRadio Operator / GunnerEV
CPL. Ziner, Allen EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Cappiello, Gaetano ThomasBall Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Phelps, James NormanTail GunnerEV
CPL. Haight, Keith RodneyFlexible GunnerEV
CPL. Kelly, Vincent Joseph LeoFlexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 22 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
224 10 November 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ostheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Aborted mission after taking off.
High squadron, 41st Bomb Wing C group; turned back due to mechanical failure; bomb load returned to base.
Sortie Report
225 11 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron, 41st Bomb Wing D group. Landed away at Tilstock, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38013 Aborted mission after taking off.
Ground spare aircraft, replaced 42‑97150. Aborted, unable to locate formation after taking off late.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship; high squadron, B group.
Sortie Report
230 26 November 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenbeken, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Togglier 43‑38757 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Aborted mission after taking off.
Low squadron, D Group. Hot camera ship. Turned back at 1104 hrs due to #4 engine failure
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Togglier 43‑38757 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Togglier 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Aircraft did not take off.
Lead squadron hot camera ship. Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Aircraft did not take off.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Gons, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Togglier 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Aborted mission after taking off.
Low squadron. Aborted; #2 engine failed.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Togglier 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Togglier 43‑38752 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron flying spare; returned as briefed.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to fuel shortage.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Togglier 44‑6514 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Damaged by flak; sent SOS at 1320 and left formation under control; crashed near Ossenzijl, The Netherlands. MACR 11990
Sortie Report

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