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



520703   VMO-6 (FW)     Korea

Incident Date 520703 VMO-6 (FW) OE-1 BuNo 133788 Lost during Leaflet Drop mission

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Langtry Jr., Charles Sumter TSgt Pilot VMO-6 (FW) 1stMAW 520703
Woolever, Loren Willis Capt AO VMO-6 (FW) 1st MAW 520703


CHARLES SUMTER LANGTRY JR : 6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED (KIA) : DATE OF LOSS JULY 3, 1952 : GSGT - E7 : SERVICE NUMBER: 836314 : MOS ----- : ROCHESTER, NY : PLACE OF LOSS - UNKNOWN LOCATION : BORN MARCH 12, 1924 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 16840 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS: (DECEMBER 17, 1953) : declared MIA 3JUL1952

LOREN WILLIS WOOLEVER : 6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED WHILE MISSING (MIA) : DATE OF LOSS: JULY 3, 1952 : CPT - O3 : 034546 : MOS ----- : PICKERINGTON, OH : PLACE OF LOSS - UNKNOWN LOCATION : BORN: APRIL 21, 1921 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 33127 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS: (JULY 3, 1952) : declared MIA 3JUL1952


Korean War Records:
Flying a Cessna OE-1 (BuNo 133788) on 03 July 52, TSGT Charles S. LANGTRY, JR., USMC, and CAPT Loren W. WOOLEVER, USMC, were lost while on a leaflet drop (propaganda) mission; both originally listed as MIA.
Submitted by LCDR Douglas Campbell, USNR (Ret.), Researcher


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