Orin J. Bushey
Colonel, United States Army Air Corps
of David Henderson, July 2006:
Colonel Bushey was from Peoria, Illinois.
Have more information on Orin Bushey. He was
killed in airplane crash at Roswell Air Base on a routine sortie. He was
also Commandant of that Air Base. He is the son of E.S.. Bushey 1217 Knoxville
Ave, Peoria, Illinois, and also has a son Lieutenant Robert Bushey in the
Army and a daughter in Ft. Worth, Texas.
COLONEL BUSHETY KILLED IN TEXAS
ROSSWELL, New Mexico, September 28, 1944 -
Colonel Orin J. Bushey, 50, commander of the Roswell Air Field, and two
others from the base were killed when their AT-7 plane crashed three miles
east of Weatherford, Texas, last night. The others were Major Edward
E. Bailie, 37, and Staff Sergeant J. J. Nemtez, 26.
Posted: 23 July 2006 Updated: 12 September 2006 Updated: 23 September 2007