OFFUTT, GARY PHELPS
REMAINS RETURNED 03/97

Name: Gary Phelps Offutt
Rank/Branch: O2/United States Air Force,Pilot
Unit:
Date of Birth: 04 April 1940
Home City of Record: Stewartsville MO
Date of Loss: 01 October 1965
Country of Loss: South Vietnam, Phong Dinh
Loss Coordinates: 095916N 1052333E
Status (in 1973): Body not recoverd
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F100D, #3543
Incident No: 0159

Other Personnel in Incident: none

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK March 1997 from one or more of the
following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with
POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews, newspaper reports.

REMARKS:


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Remains of U.S. soldier found

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuter) - The remains of a U.S. pilot killed
during an air strike in the Vietnam War have been returned to the United
States for burial, the Defence Department said Wednesday.....
 


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Missing No More

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BY RONA KOBELL.

ST. JOSEPH NEWS-PRESS

For nearly 32 years, Gregory Offutt has dreamed of holding his father
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He and his family have awaited a reunion ever since 1st Lt. Gary Phelps
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