Chapman, Neil Adelbert, 1st Lt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 92nd Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1950
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Maine
Maine
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Augusta
Last Address
Yokota AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Jul 13, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Japan
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen


 1950-1950, B-29 Superfortress
From Year
1950
To Year
1950
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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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: May 17, 2014
   
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  • Berry, James, SSgt, (1949-1953)
  • Cook, Earl, SSgt, (1950-1954)
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  • Deatrick, Eugene Peyton, Col, (1943-1974)
  • Devereaux, Bob, SSgt, (1949-1957)
  • Dickerson, John, Cpl, (1947-1950)
  • Dismore, Willis, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Ellis, Richard I., TSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Fiori, Almondo, SSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Flanagan, John, TSgt
  • Hall, Howard
  • Jones, Earle, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • McFarland Jr, Kenneth T, Lt Col, (1941-1969)
  • McGee, Charles Edward, Col, (1942-1973)
  • Minnick, William
  • Napieralski, Joseph, SSgt, (1949-1953)
  • OGDEN, ROBERT, SSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Ramos, David, A1C, (1949-1952)
  • Rima, Merton, MSgt, (1947-1977)
  • Salisbury, Bruce, MSgt, (1946-1966)
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