U.S. PILOT CAPTURED IN SON LA PROVINCE

Created: 1/8/1968

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AIGON, Vietnam

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ourceircraft hit in the tail sectionm antiaircraft. It caught fire and crashed at0 hours in THAO NGUYEN Village, MUC CHAU District, SON LA Province. After the aircraft was hit hearachute. Local militia captured the pilot.

Tho captured pilot was observed by Source for one hour andray flight suit,0 meters tall, fat, weighed aboutilos,ink complexion, blue eyes, and thick brown hair which was oombed back on his head.

Upon capture hotatement that helight leader. attalion cadre stated that three other aircraft had been shotnd the captured pilott. Colonel- The pilot was taken toy truck.

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