Captain Badenhorst was amongst the first batch of South African pilots to volunteer for service in the Korean war, he was shot down and killed in action over the Sinanju province North Korea on the 2nd March 1951
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Korean War - Key Events
April 11, 1951
U.S. Pres. Harry S. Truman relieves MacArthur of command for insubordination and his unwillingness to prosecute a limited war. He is succeeded as UN commander by Lieut. Gen. Matthew Ridgway.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica