Netterblad, John Malcom, 1st Lt

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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
1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1948 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Miami
Last Address
Itazuke Air Base, Japan

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Pinal Cemetery - Central Heights, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen


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Aviator (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron8th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1950-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

 

 

Date: 30-JUL-1950
Time:  
Type: Silhouette image of generic f80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 49-554
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 8th Ftr-Bmbr Gp. Encountered bad weather, acft crashed on or near Tsu-Shima approx 10 mi W of Pusan.

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


 

First Lieutenant Netterblad was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter

Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group. On July 30, 1950, while on a combat mission, he encountered

bad weather and his aircraft crashed near Tsu-Shima, Korea, ten miles west of Pusan. ** First Lieutenant

Netterblad was awarded 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.

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_23366#.U_Ve5GOiVVU

 

   
Comments/Citation
Birth:  May 11, 1924
Miami
Gila County
Arizona, USA
Death:  Jul. 30, 1950

Son of Alvin Thorwalk Netterblad and Lillie Lorain Freeman.

Husband of Marymae Miller.

(Family information from Debbie Clarkston #47147126)

First Lieutenant Netterblad was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group.

On July 30, 1950, while on a combat mission, he encountered bad weather and his aircraft crashed near Tsu-Shima, Korea, ten miles west of Pusan.

He was awarded 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.
 
 
Burial:
Pinal Cemetery
Central Heights
Gila County
Arizona, USA
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