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Name: 1LT Paul Silvey Colvin
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/01/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 04/30/1942
Home City: Culpeper, VA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-12
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24E-059
Short Summary: Crashed in bad weather in IV Corp.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00651
Service number: O5419264
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1978
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 09/13/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994

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