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510424   VMO-6 (FW)     Korea

Incident Date 510424 VMO-6 (FW) OY-2 Grasshopper BuNo 03939 Mid-air with F4U-4 Corsair on Artillery Spotting Mission

[CREW]
Good III, Roscoe Fletcher Capt. AO VMO-6 (FW) HQBtty/11thMAR/1stMARDIV 510424
Monteith, Robert J. TSgt Pilot VMO-6 (FW) 1stMarDiv(reinf)/10thArmyCorps 510424


ROSCOE FLETCHER GOOD JR : HQ BTRY 11 MAR RGT 1 MAR DIV : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED (KIA) : DATE OF LOSS APRIL 24, 1951 : 1LT - O2 : 032361 : MOS ----- : VAN NUYS, CA : UNKNOWN LOCATION : BORN APRIL 1, 1922 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 11016 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS: (APRIL 24, 1951) : Body recovered 29 Aug 1951

ROBERT JAMES MONTEITH : 6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED (KIA) : DATE OF LOSS: APRIL 24, 1951 : GSGT - E7 : 608857 : MOS ----- : BROOKLYN, NY : UNKNOWN LOCATION : JULY 25, 1921 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 20768 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS (APRIL 24, 1951) : Body recovered 29 Aug 1951


Korean War Records:
While in a Stinson OY-2 (Bureau Number 03929) on 24 April 1951, CAPT Roscoe F. GOOD, JR., USMC; and TSGT Robert J. MONTEITH, USMC, were involved in a mid-air collision with an F4U-4 while on artillery spotting mission. Search & Rescue (SAR) effort negative; remains recovered of both crew.
Submitted by LCDR Douglas Campbell, USNR (ret.), Researcher


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