Crash Information Available at PacificWrecks.Org

From the web site, PacificWrecks.com:

SAT-6/SNJ Texan Serial Number ?

Pilot 

1st. Lt (?)

Passenger 

Captain Royal Freeman Munger, USMC O-016262 (MIA / KIA) IL

MIA 

1944

Mission History

Crashed at the north end of Espiritu Santo in 1944 (?).The plane went down in the water about 1/4 to 1/2 mile from the northern shoreline. Both crew are MIA.

Howard J. Fuller contributes:

“Crashed in early 1944 at the north end of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides. The plane went down in the water about 1/4 to 1/2 mile from the northern shoreline. The crew or the plane were never recovered. Any information would be appreciated.”

Memorials

Munger was officially declared dead on March 26, 1945 and he is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Honolulu Cemetery (Punchbowl).

Relatives

John Munger (son of Royal Munger)

Last Updated

April 15, 2010

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