CAPTURED US PILOT

Created: 6/12/1967

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VIETNAM (NVN2 Captured US Pilot

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I?J* SAIGON, Vietnam

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InS pilot wae aeen to parachute from an aircraft. He was captured ln the TAN THUY Village area, LE THOY District, QUANG BINH Province, NVN. Local militia protected him from irate villagers who would have beaten him. After having been put on display at the village for about one hour, he was taken to the main road and tranaported by car to an unknown destination.

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Inourcehot down dear TAN THuY Village, LE THUY District, QUANG BINH Provinae. iThe .pilot parechuted safely and was captured by the'TAN TinJllViUfige iblitia, which had to protect hia frca irate villagers, who tried to beat hia.

At the time the pilot was last seen, ho waa not wearing his flight suit. He wasS green color uniform with no identifying insignia. Source was unable to observe the pilot closely, since he was surroundedarge group of people. The pilot was described ne having gray heir and being approximately two meters toll.

People from neighboring hamlets and villages came to view tho captured pilot. Several people cane frca HOA THUY Village (includinghich was about three kilometers away. The pilot was put on display for about ono hour until he was taken away by the TAN THUY Village Militia leader to the Rain road. He waa then transported by car to an unknown destination which Source assumed was HANOI.

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