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
June 27, 1950
The United Nations Security Council adopts Resolution 83, authorizing UN member states to provide military assistance to South Korea. The Soviets, who could have vetoed the resolution, are boycotting the proceedings because the Nationalist government on Taiwan still occupies China’s seat on the Security Council. Seoul falls the following day.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica