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19500902_0000_Aircrat Losses 5

KORWALD Loss Incident Summary
Date of Loss: 500902
Tail Number: UNK
Aircraft Type: L-5
Wing or Group: ROKAF
Circumstances of Loss: Downed by enemy aircraft

 

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Date of Loss: 500902
Tail Number: 45-11538
Aircraft Type: F-51D
Wing or Group: 18th Ftr-Bmbr Gp
Squadron: 36th Ftr-Bmbr Sq
Circumstances of Loss: Probably downed by gnd fire, precise crash location unknown, SAR effort negative

 

Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
ANDERLE, JR., James J. 1LT USAF MIA  

 

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Date of Loss: 500902
Tail Number: 44-34373
Aircraft Type: B-26B
Wing or Group: 3rd Bmb Wg (L)
Squadron: 8th Bmb Sq (L)
Circumstances of Loss: Four B-26s on rail interdiction mission in the Iri area, this B-26 assigned sector from Iri west to Kunsan, struck high tension wire while flying at low altitude, crashed into Korean village

 

Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
COLVARD, JR., Roy P. SGT USAF RCV Remains recovered
LABARGE, Francis J. 1LT USAF RCV Remains recovered
ZEIHER, George T. SSGT USAF KIA Buried by enemy soldiers (OSI report)

 

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Date of Loss: 500902
Tail Number: 49-664
Aircraft Type: F-80C
Wing or Group: 49th Ftr-Bmbr Gp
Squadron: 8th Ftr-Bmbr Sq
Circumstances of Loss: Emergency landing at Pusan after flame out

 

Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
DEVEICE, FNU LT USAF NIJ Uninjured

 

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Date of Loss: 500902
Tail Number: 49-794
Aircraft Type: F-80C
Wing or Group: 49th Ftr-Bmbr Gp
Squadron: 80th Ftr-Bmbr Sq
Circumstances of Loss: Crashed while attempting to pull out of dive during rocket pass NW of Chinju near Tonsong, no egress

 

Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
FOX, Orrin R. 1LT USAF RCV Remains recovered

 

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