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Name: WO1 Paul Joseph James
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/07/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 04/23/1948
Home City: Miramar, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-33
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-092
Short Summary: Crashed during a CA to a mountain top LZ , possible tail rotor failure. With WO1 Stephen L. Lane.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16284
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/26/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Church of Christ
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 08/10/1992

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