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Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons in Korea



520317   VMO-6     Korea

Incident Date 520317 VMO-6 HTL-4 BuNo 128889 Night evac crash in minefield

[PASSENGERS]
Martinez, Jesus C PVT E-2 Passenger VMO-6 27thInfReg/25thInfDiv/US Army 520317


JESUS C MARTINEZ : 27 INF RGT 25 INF DIV : ARMY : HOSTILE, DIED WHILE MISSING (MIA) : DATE OF LOSS MARCH 17, 1952 : PVT - E2 : US56095869 MOS 04745 : LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA : PLACE OF LOSS NEAR SANGHU-DONG, NORTH KOREA : YEAR OF BIRTH 1927 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 18755 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS (MARCH 17, 1952)


KORWALD Loss Incident Summary:
KORWALD Loss Incident Summary

Date of Loss: 520317
Tail Number: 128889
Aircraft Type: HTL-4
Wing or Group: 1st MAW
Squadron: VMO-6
Circumstances of Loss: Night evacuation mission, crashed in minefield in low visibility near Sanghu-Dong, Korea



Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name
(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
MARTINEZ, Jesus C. CPL USA RCV Remains recovered
MCMULLENS, Charles CPL USA RSC Rescued
WHITE, William J. 1LT USMC RSC Rescued





Submitted by Alan H Barbour, Historian, USMC Combat Helicopter Association

Korean War Project:
JESUS C MARTINEZ

27 INF RGT 25 INF DIV

Army

Hostile, Died While Missing (MIA)

Date Of Loss: March 17, 1952

PVT - E2

Service Number: US56095869 MOS: 04745

Home of Record: LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA

Place of Loss: North Korea

Born:
Year of Birth: 1927

Caucasian

Korean War Project Key No: 18755

Date Of Final Status: (March 17, 1952)



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