Collins, Edwin Wesley, A1C

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Airman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
Service Years
1950 - 1953
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Airman 1st Class

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dickinson
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
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
Weather Units67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1952-1952, 6166th Air Weather Reconnaissance Flight
  1952-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader  
  1952-1952, B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A crew member of an RB-26C Invader of the 6166th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, Airman Collins was lost while on a weather reconnaissance mission over Pyongyang, North Korea on February 22, 1952.  Contact with the aircraft was lost.  Airman Collins was listed as missing in action and presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Airman Collins was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal.

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