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



520207   VMO-6     Korea

Incident Date 520207 VMO-6 HTL-4 - BuNo 128898 - Enemy fire, midair explosion during rescue attempt

[CREW]
Gooden, David Theodore Capt. Pilot VMO-6 1stMarDiv(reinf)/10thArmyCorps 520207


DAVID THEODORE GOODEN : 6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED (KIA) : DATE OF LOSS FEBRUARY 7, 1952 : CPT - O3 : 024087 : MOS ----- : HOME OF RECORD ELIZABETHTOWN, NC : PLACE OF LOSS NEAR KUDONG : BORN MARCH 10, 1923 : RACE-UNDER RESEARCH : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 11025 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS (FEBRUARY 7, 1952)


KORWALD Loss Incident Summary:
KORWALD Loss Incident Summary

Date of Loss: 520207
Tail Number: 128898
Aircraft Type: HTL-4
Wing or Group: 1st MAW
Squadron: VMO-6
Circumstances of Loss: Downed by enemy fire near Kudong, mid-air explosion during rescue attempt



Crewmembers Associated With This Loss
Name
(Last, First Middle) Rank Service Status Comments
GOODEN, David T. CAPT USMC KIA



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

Korean War Project:
DAVID THEODORE GOODEN

6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW

Marines

Hostile, Died (KIA)

Date Of Loss: February 7, 1952

CPT - O3

Service Number: 024087 MOS: -----

Home of Record: ELIZABETHTOWN, NC

Place of Loss: Unknown Location

Born: March 10, 1923
Year of Birth: 1923

Race-Under Research

Korean War Project Key No: 11025

Date Of Final Status: (February 7, 1952)



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