Maj. Robert Whitney Cogswell was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 372th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing. On October 23, 1951, while on a bombing mission, the aircraft was attacked by enemy MiGs near Namsi Airfield. It headed toward the Yellow Sea and crashed. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on February 28, 1954.