HILL PAUL JEWELL

Name: WO1 Paul Jewell Hill
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.2
Date of Birth: 02/18/1944
Home City: Circleville, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 68 AVN
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 59E-004
Short Summary: Crashed during take off - over gross weight. LTC Billy Sims survived accident.
Aircraft: UH-1D
Call sign: Top Tiger
Service number: W3157094
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/27/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FOREST CEMETERY, CIRCLEVILLE, OH
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 06/28/1991


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