Aaron, George, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1036-Navigator-Bombardier
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1951
Captain

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
Kadena Air Base, Okinawa

Casualty Date
Apr 12, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, North
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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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
  2014, Korean War Fallen
  2018, American Battle Monuments Commission


 Ribbon Bar


Navigator Observer (basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
 93rd Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy 19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1950-1951, 93rd Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy
  1950-1951, 19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1950-1951, B-29 Superfortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Date: 12-APR-1951
Time:  
Type: Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 44-69682
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 19th Bmb Wg. Attacked by 15-20 MiGs, No. 2 engine and then entire wing caught fire, exploded, crashed into mountain, tail gunner of B-29 6323 observed crash, no parachutes observed.


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

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=84412




 

 




Captain Aaron was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 93rd Bomber Squadron, 19th

Bomber Wing. On April 12, 1951, while on a combat mission, the aircraft was attacked by fifteen to twenty

MiGs. It exploded and crashed into a mountain near Sinuiju, North Korea. He remains were recovered on

December 8, 1993. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.  Captain

Aaron was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service

Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea

War Service Medal.

Captain George Aaron's remains were recovered on December 08, 1993.

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_1#.U_UvMWOiVVU

   
Comments/Citation
 
Birth:  Jul. 16, 1917
New York, USA
Death:  Apr. 12, 1951, North Korea

Captain Aaron was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 93rd Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Wing. On April 12, 1951, while on a combat mission, the aircraft was attacked by fifteen to twenty MiGs. It exploded and crashed into a mountain near Sinuiju, North Korea. He remains were recovered on December 8, 1993. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=aaron&GSfn=george&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1951&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=20686052&df=all&

Capt George Aaron
 
   
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