Name: 1LT Paul Lewis Stimpson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/22/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 10/05/1942
Home City: Portland, ME
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AHC, 145 CAB
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-14
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18E-072
Short Summary: Fuel starvatin on admin 173rd lift. Crashed in a cemetary near highway 1 at Long binh.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09957
Service number: O5022764
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/20/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, PORTLAND, ME
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
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