Pioneer Jet Avaitors of the Korean War

Pioneer Jet Avaitors of the Korean War (HM787)

Location: Danville, IL 61834 Vermilion County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 11.914', W 87° 36.166'

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Dedicated to the Pioneer Jet Aviators of the Korean War During the 50th Anniversary Commemoration and the Illinois State Convention of the KWVA, Deptember 15, 2002

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U.S.A.F. F-86 Saber JetThis aircraft represents the F-86 flown by Lt. J.W. Hegeler U.S.A.F. during the Korean War stationed at K-13 Suwon South Korea from Christmas Eve 1952 to November 1953. Lt. Hegeler flew 70 combat missions with the 25th Fighter Intercepter Squadron, 51st Fighter Intercepter Wing U.S.A.F.
HM NumberHM787
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448697 N 4449970
Decimal Degrees40.19856667, -87.60276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.914', W 87° 36.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 54.84" N, 87° 36' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22615 Co Hwy 500, Danville IL 61834, US
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