Buckner, John Lennon, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1951-1954, Missing In Action (MIA)
Service Years
1943 - 1951
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Orono, Maine
Last Address
Kadena AB, Okinawa

Casualty Date
Apr 07, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1951-1951, B-29 Superfortress
From Year
1951
To Year
1951
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Length 99.02 ft | 30.18 m
Width 142.26 ft | 43.36 m
Height 29.56 ft | 9.01 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright R-3350-57 radial piston engines generating 2,200hp.
Empty Weight 71,361 lbs | 32,369 kg
MTOW 141,102 lbs | 64,003 kg
Max Speed 358 mph | 576 km/h | 311 kts
Max Range 4,100 miles | 6,598 km
Ceiling 31,808 ft | 9,695 m | 6.0 miles
Climb Rate 526.3 ft/min (160.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated under-nose turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret over rear fuselage.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret under rear fuselage
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 20mm cannon in tail gun position

6,000lbs or internal ordnance.
Accommodations 10
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2011
   
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  • Berry, James, SSgt, (1949-1953)
  • Black, Wayne Forrest, Capt, (1946-1951)
  • Browning, Wilbert, TSgt, (1946-1966)
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  • Conner, Ralph, Lt Col, (1951-1972)
  • Cook, Earl, SSgt, (1950-1954)
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  • Courtney, Wilbur, CMSgt, (1947-1972)
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  • Davis, Buster, MSgt, (1947-1967)
  • Davis, Clayton, SSgt, (1951-1961)
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  • Dismore, Willis, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Dittmer, Karl Kent, Lt Col, (1942-1969)
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  • Escamilla, Patricio R., AB, (1951-1954)
  • Fago, Robert, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Fiori, Almondo, SSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Flanagan, John, TSgt
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  • Freer, Donald, MSgt, (1951-1974)
  • Hall, Howard
  • Hays USA Retired, SFC Dane
  • Jones, Earle, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Karsner, David, SMSgt, (1950-1974)
  • Lange, Marvin, CMSgt, (1951-1975)
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