The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
George C. Dease
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force
Date of Death
July 10, 1953
Lieutenant Colonel Dease was a member of the 28th Strategic Wing stationed at Lakenheath, England. On July 10, 1953, he was a passenger on a C-47 Skytrain transport traveling from Lakenheath to Sola Airfield, Stavanger, Norway. When the aircraft was about to land, it was hit by a Norwegian F-86 jet and crashed killing all ten airmen on board.