Name: 2LT Paul J. Hicks
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.7
Date of Birth: 08/14/1939
Home City: Kenton, TN
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1 AVN DET
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-043
Short Summary: Crash.
Aircraft: AH-47A tail number 64-13145
Call sign: Guns A-Go-Go
Service number: O2324945
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/03/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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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