|16 January 1961
AFM 200-25 Korean War POW/MIA Network
Anderson, Robert Eugene
1st Lt; AO 1911386
Circumstances of Loss:
1. Reported MIA 21 May 1952.
2. Lt Anderson was flying: number-four position on an interdiction
mission, 21 May 1952. During: withdrawal from the target area, at an
altitude of 50 to 100 feet, the flight leader requested Anderson's position
and received acknowledgment that he was right behind him. Shortly after,
there was an explosion at the rear of the flight The leader of another
flight reported an explosion at approximately 0920. Parts of an aircraft
were scattered over a wide area and there was no sign of Anderson, according
to those who circled the crash area.
The report that Lt Anderson was seen in Camp No. 2 appears to be of very doubtful validity.
Birthplace. Cabot, Ark. Cities of Residence. Cabot, Ark.
Marital Status. Single.
Civilian Schools. Cabot High School, Cabot, Ark., 1946; Little Rock Jr. College, Little Rock, Ark., 1948.
Military Schools. Pilot training, single engine, Sept. 60.
Previous Occupation. Electrician in Merchant Marine, 1944-46.
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