Robert Dale Anderson Missing in Action Ocotober 6, 1972 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron

Robert Dale Anderson


Unit: 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron 

Date of Birth: 25-Dec-31
Date of Death: 6-Oct-72
City: Barrle Creek
State: MI

Notes: Colonel Anderson was a member of the 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Ubon Air Field, Thailand. On October 6, 1972, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4E) on a mission northeast of Hanoi near Son Tay, North Vietnam. As he approached the target his aircraft was hit by hostile fire. He ejected and landed safely, but contact was lost. His remains were recovered on September 13, 1990. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

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