Collins, Edwin Wesley, A1C

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Airman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
Service Years
1950 - 1953
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Airman 1st Class

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dickinson
Last Address
Kimpo AB, South Korea

Casualty Date
Feb 22, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1952-1952, B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader
From Year
1952
To Year
1952
   
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 B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
The B-26K is a modified and remanufactured A-26B originally built during World War II. On Mark Engineering of California rebuilt aging Douglas B-26Bs during 1964 and 1965 for use in the Vietnam War. Due to political considerations the aircraft were called A-26A during their deployment to Thailand with the 609th Special Operations Squadron. Their duties in Vietnam primarily consisted of interdicting the flow of North Vietnamese supplies and troops down the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Invaders served until 1969 when the last of them were returned to the United States.

   
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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2016
   
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  36 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Fulton, Fitzhugh Lee, Lt Col, (1943-1966)
  • Humme, Carel, Lt Col, (1948-1978)
  • Mejia, Bob, A1C, (1952-1956)
  • NICHOLS, GORDON (NICK), MSgt, (1946-1971)
  • Richards, Arthur, MSgt, (1952-1972)
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