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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 85268
Last updated: 23 February 2021
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Date:03-JAN-1952
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American AT-6F Texan
Owner/operator:6148th TCSqn /6147th TCGp USAF (6148th TCSqn /6147th TCGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 42-86252
C/n / msn: 88-18033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - North Korea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pyeongtaek AB (K-6), South Korea
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T-6D Texan 42-86252 (MSN 88-18033) To Squadron C, 2533rd Base Unit (Pilot School, Primary-Basic), Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, TX. Damaged in accident with parked AT-6D 42-86265 when taxying at Goodfellow Field 30 August 1945. To Headquarters Squadron, 19th Air Base Group, Twentieth Air Force, Andersen AFB, Guam, Marianas Islands. Damaged when ground looped landing at Andersen AFB 16 June 1950. To 6148th Tactical Control Squadron, 6147th Tactical Control Group, Fifth Air Force, Pyeongtaek AB (K-6), South Korea.

Shot down by enemy ground fire, exploded, crashed and burned 3 January 1952. Aircraft came down behind enemy lines (exact location not yet determined). Both crew survived, but one was rescued,and one was taken as POW

Crew of Texan 42-86252:
1st Lieutenant Elmer T. Briggs (Pilot) - captured and taken PoW
SFC Robert M. Alhouse, USAF (Observer) - evaded capture, and was rescued

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_4.html
2. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1950Jun.htm
3. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1950/5006.html
4. https://www.dpaa.mil/portals/85/KoreaAccounting/korwald_acc_NAME_20210122.pdf
5. http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2021 23:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2021 00:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2021 21:15 Pink Updated [Operator, Operator]

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