Payne, Glenn, 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
Service Years
1949 - 1950
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Itasca
Last Address
Songok-tong, North Korea

Casualty Date
Sep 10, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Ridge Park Cemetery - Hillsboro, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
  1950-1950, 80th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
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F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1950-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
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Second Lieutenant Payne was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter

Bomber Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group. On September 10, 1950, while on a combat mission of

attacking an enemy tank four miles south of Songok-tong, Korea, his aircraft crashed. ** Second Lieutenant

Payne 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_24695#.U_kjxmOiVVU

 

Date: 10-SEP-1950
Time:  
Type: Silhouette image of generic f80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-80C-10-LO Shooting Star
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 49-671
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: 4 mi S of Songok tong -   North Korea
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 51st Ftr-Int Gp. Attacked enemy tank, crashed, exploded 4 mi S of Songok tong.

Sources:
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
http://home.att.net/~jbaugher/1949.html

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=83838

   
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Birth: May 14, 1928
Itasca
Hill County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1950, North Korea


Second Lieutenant Glenn Payne was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group.

On September 10, 1950, while on a combat mission of attacking an enemy tank four miles south of Songok-tong, Korea, his aircraft crashed.

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. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  J. Frank Payne (1901 - 1986)
  Jewell A. Curry Payne (1909 - 2002)
 
Burial:
Ridge Park Cemetery
Hillsboro
Hill County
Texas, USA

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