Accident Republic F-84E Thunderjet 51-637,
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Date:Sunday 6 January 1952
Time:11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84E Thunderjet
Owner/operator:7th FBS, 49th FBG, USAF
Registration: 51-637
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Hyophong-ni, Pyŏngsŏng, South Pyongan -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Taegu AB (K-2), Dong District, Daegu, South Korea
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Republic F-84E-30-RE Thunderjet 51-637, 7th FBS, 49th FBG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) January 5 1951. Hit by AAA in combat operations over North Korea near Hyophong-ni, crashed into mountain at 11:10 LT.
Pilot 1st Lt Donald G Grey, USAF (Service Number AO-943903) killed

First Lieutenant Grey was the pilot of a F-84E Thunderjet fighter with the 7th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 49th Fighter-Bomber Group. On January 6, 1952, while on a combat mission near near Hyophong-ni, Pyŏngsŏng, South Pyongan, North Korea, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed into a mountain and burst into flames. His remains were not recovered. Originally from North Coventry Township, Pennsylvania. Son of Mrs. Helen Grey of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Final Disposition Date: January 30, 1952 when declared officially "Killed In Action"



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