Name: CPT Paul Dean Urquhart
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 05/28/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.7
Date of Birth: 09/30/1944
Home City: Mc Murray, PA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 67-14
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03W-057
Short Summary: Hit with RPG & exploded on low recon in A Shau Valley. Listed as MIA initially. Body not recovered.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16670
Service number: O5237020
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: grenades
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 03/06/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - interim
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD284087
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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