|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1922, USA|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1951, North Korea|
Captain Wright was from Seaford, Delaware.
He was the pilot of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 729th Bomber Squadron, 452nd Bomber Wing.
On September 17, 1951, while on a daylight reconnaissance mission in "Area CT", the last contact with the aircraft was made when it was over Hoengsong Airfield (K-46).
He was listed as "Missing in Action" and was presumed dead on November 11, 1953.
Charles was awarded a Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, and a Purple Heart.
He was the most decorated veteran from Delaware during the Korean War.
Others on the flight also reported missing included: David C. Hearn, William J. Lewis, Frederick P. Pelser, and Frank NMI Stefas.
Service Number 15612A
Plot: Courts of the Missing
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Dec 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46057412