Darden, Glen, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 27th Fighter Escort Wing
Service Years
1945 - 1951
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Houston
Last Address
Itazuke AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Mar 19, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: PF, 0, 203

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

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Aviator (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
523rd Fighter Escort Squadron27th Fighter Escort Wing
  1951-1951, 523rd Fighter Escort Squadron
  1951-1951, 27th Fighter Escort Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-84 Thunderjet  
  1951-1951, F-84 Thunderjet
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

 

 

Date: 19-MAR-1951
Time:  
Type: Republic F-84E Thunderjet
Owner/operator: 27th FS, USAF
Registration:  
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Yusil-li -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 27th Ftr-Esc Gp. Hit by gnd fire, crash landed and exploded near Yulsil-li, Korea.

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


http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=84332
 



Captain Darden was the pilot of a F-84E Thunderjet fighter with the 523rd Fighter Escort Squadron, 27th Fighter Escort Wing. March 19, 1951, while on a combat mission near Yulsil-li, Korea, crashed and exploded.
http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_7518#.U2VbLSgbFVU


 

   
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