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Anderson, Paul E. Jr.
Paul E. Anderson, Jr.
El Paso, Texas
Captain, U.S. Air Force
Non-hostile Air Crash
Died July 13, 1950 in the United States
Captain Anderson was veteran of World War II. During the Korean War, he was an aircraft observer on a B-50D jet bomber with the 342nd Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Wing stationed at Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso, Texas. On July 13, 1950, the aircraft was on a training mission when it crashed on a farm near Mason, Ohio, exploded and killed all sixteen on board. Captain Anderson was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.