Bing, Bill M., 1st Lt

Deceased
 
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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
1952-1953, POW North Korea
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Colorado Springs, CO

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
A pilot with the 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron flying his RF-51D Mustang, Lieutenant Bing's aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire on January 31, 1952.  An F4U Corsair pilot observed him bail out and his Mustang crash.  He was captured and returned to military control during Operation Big Switch.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron67th Tactical Reconnaissance WingPrisoner Of War (POW)
  1952-1952, 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  1952-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1952-1953, POW North Korea
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1952-1952, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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