Ray A. Guckert

Korean War
Service #AF15040327
RankTechnical Sergeant U.S. Air Force
Date of DeathSeptember 1 1950
National Defense Service Medal
Technical Sergeant Guckert was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Technical Sergeant Guckert was the crew chief of a C-119C troop transport based at Stewart Air Force Base, Smyrna, Tennessee. On September 1, 1950, the aircraft was flying from Stewart AFB to Castle Air Force Base, California when it experienced engine trouble and crashed near Parsons, Tennessee, killing four crew members and three passengers.