Name: WO1 Peter Paul Parnell, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 11/04/1948
Home City: Kansas City, MO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 334 AHC, 12 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-21/69-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15W-083
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15812
Call sign: Playboy
Service number: W3166483
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/10/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, KANSAS CITY, MO
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
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association