Bain, George S., Jr., 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Two-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1953, Missing In Action (MIA)
Service Years
1950 - 1953
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
El Cerrito, California
Last Address
Kimpo AB, South Korea

Casualty Date
Feb 22, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War FallenState of Ohio Korean War Memorial
  2014, Korean War Fallen
  2016, State of Ohio Korean War Memorial [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
67th Tactical Reconnaissance WingWeather UnitsUS Air Force
  1951-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1951-1952, 6166th Air Weather Reconnaissance Flight
  1951-1953, Missing In Action (MIA)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader  
  1951-1952, B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The pilot of a RB-26C (#44-35364) Invader Bomber with the 6166th Weather Recconnaisce Flight, Lieutenant Bain went missing on an operational mission over Pyongyang, North Korea on February 22, 1951.  Contact with the aircraft was lost. 

He was listed as missing in action and presumed to be dead on December 31, 1953.

For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Bain was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart and Air Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters.

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