The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Russell Wayne Beltz
Storekeeper Third Class, U.S. Coast Guard
Date of Death
November 11, 1952
Storekeeper Third Class Beltz was assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Detachment, Agana, Guam. On November 11, 1952, he was flying as an observer in a Coast Guard PBY-6 rescue aircraft on a training flight, which crashed after its engine caught fire on takeoff killing him, the pilot and the co-pilot.