Cooper, James Phillip, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 0755-Radio Operator, Army Air Force
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
Service Years
1947 - 1950
Sergeant

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Easton
Last Address
Kadena Air Base, Okinawa

Casualty Date
Sep 15, 1950
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Okinawa
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Spring Hill Cemetery - Easton, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1950, Korean War Fallen


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Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1950-1950, 28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors
  1950-1950, 19th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1950-1950, B-29 Superfortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Cooper was a radio operator on a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 28th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Wing. September 15, 1950, as the aircraft departed Kadena Air Base, Okinawa for a combat mission it crashed. ** Sergeant Cooper 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. and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_6545#.U_jcLWOiVVU

 
15-SEP-1950
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: 44-86328
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 19th Bmb Wg. Crashed on take-off from Kadena AB.

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

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=83852






 

   
Comments/Citation


Birth: Jun. 18, 1928
Death: Sep. 15, 1950
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Easton
Talbot County
Maryland, USA

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