Sieber, Werner Franklin, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
Service Years
1942 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia

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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Antonio
Last Address
Tsuiki Air Base, Japan

Casualty Date
Sep 04, 1950
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th Fighter-Bomber Group80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
 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: 04-SEP-1950
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: 49-488
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  

Attached to 49th Ftr-Bmbr Gp. Heavy AAA, crashed during strafing run between Kimpo Air Base and Seoul.



 Capt Werner Franklin Sieber
Birth: Sep. 13, 1920, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1950, South Korea

Captain Sieber was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group. On September 4, 1950, while on a combat mission of strafing enemy positions, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed between Kimpo Air Base and Seoul, South Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Korean War Memorial
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Cenotaph > Texas Panel 16
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