1. SIGHTING OF A CAPTURED U.S. OFFICER IN QUYNH LUU DISTRICT, NGHE AN PR OVINCE

Created: 1/3/1973

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MEMORANDUM

SUBJECT: 1. Sighting. Officer in Quyrh Luu District, Nghe An Province, North Vietnam, and 2. Hearsay Information on the Death of Another Officer

Atours one day in late. " aw. fighter planes bombing Quynh Luu District Town, Nfihe An Province, North Vietnam. Two of the planes wort shot clown ond local militiamen later toldV hat one pilot was dead and tho other had bailed out. The militiamen also said that. prisoneraw0 hours on the same day, was tho pilot who had bailed out. saw tho POW, escorted by five armed guards,eep heading norlh on Nationaln Quynh Iaiu District. The POW was Caucasian, approximatelyears old; he weighed aboutilograms, was about5 meters tall andoustache, lie did not haw any visible wounds and wasellow flightnd III

hown the Joint Personnel Recovery Center (JPRC) ftlhUKiaptured personnel in Southeast Asia, but was UMittU'iOenUfy I' vnn he saw. ccount was shown to JPJIC.

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a* follow-.: "This report correlates quite will wilh otherthe incident In which LCJJK Leonard M. Lec, USNLTJGwere lost. The men areas MIA by their parent service. All contact was losttree's aircraft went intrike on his target. Thereaircraft in the area but none reported seeing'the aircraft gochutes were seen; no keepers were heard. descriptiontime and area is almost identical to the actual incident. Thereother aircraft lost at these coordinates It is veryPOWwas LTJG Innes since LCDR Lee is Negroid."

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