Coffee, Robert George, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 8th Fighter Group
Service Years
1949 - 1952
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Long Beach/Los Angeles
Last Address
Kimpo AB, South Korea

Casualty Date
May 08, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Remains Not Recovered, Korea
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cenotaph Hawaii

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Korean War Fallen
  1952, Korean War Fallen

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
80th Fighter Squadron - HeadhunterUS Air Force
  1952-1952, 80th Fighter Squadron - Headhunter
  1952-1952, 8th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1952-1952, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

1st Lt.  Coffee was the pilot of an F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor (# 49-1874) with the 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group at Kimpo, South Korea.

On 8 May 1952, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, burst into flames and crashed. (His aircraft had an attached napalm bomb).

His remains were not recovered.

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