Andridge, Herbert Wendell, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 18th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1941 - 1951
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pittsford, MI
Last Address
Pusan West Airfield, South Korea

Casualty Date
Apr 10, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
67th Fighter-Bomber Squadron18th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1951-1951, 67th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1951-1951, 18th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1951-1951, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Date: 10-APR-1951
Time:  
Type:
North American RF-51D Mustang
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 44-84792
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 18th Ftr-Bmbr Gp. No. 2 ship on two-ship armed recon mission, crashed into hill after strafing pass.

Sources:
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/


http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=84408
 

Major Andridge was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was the pilot of a RF-51D Mustang fighter bomber with the 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 18th Fighter Bomber Group. On April 10, 1951, while on a combat mission of strafing enemy positions, his aircraft crashed into a hill. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_819#.U2QxzCgbFVU

   
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