Name: CPT Paul Thomas Looney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/10/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 06/10/1941
Home City: Shelburne Falls, MA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Prior Unit: HMM-262 67
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 19E-084
Short Summary: Supporting an out numbered reconnaissance team 13 km NW of Khe Sanh. Three crew members WIA. Co-pilot was LT John C. Roots who survived
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 151923
Service number: 089775
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Wounds
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARMS CEMETERY, SHELBOURNE FALLS, MA
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