Born: 1 December 1918, Crivesti
- 22 June 1942 - 25 July 1942: 5th Bomber Group
Combat missions: 30
- Virtutea Aeronautica Order Gold Cross class with two bars
- Eiserne Kreuz Order 2nd class
On 16 August 1941, the He-111H flown by slt. av. Rene Ganescu was part of a formation that attacked Soviet troop concentrations in the vicinity of Odessa. They were attacked by several I-16s. One of the VVS fighters was shot down by the machine-gunners on Gânescu's bomber and fell east of the Dniester River.
Died: 25 July 1942, Pipera, airplane accident