Name: Paschal Glenn Boggs
Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/O3
Unit: VMA 533 MAG 12
Date of Birth: 07 March 1936
Home City of Record: EAST POINT GA
Date of Loss: 27 August 1967
Country of Loss: North Vietnam Over Water
Loss Coordinates: 201214  North  1065417 East
Status (in 1973): Presumptive Finding of Death
Category: 5
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A6A
Other Personnel in Incident: Vladimir Bacik, missing
Refno: 0815

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.  UPDATED 2020

Last radio contact was when commencing bombing run near Haiphong





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On August 27, 1967, an A-6A Intruder (bureau number 152639) carrying two crew members took off on a radar strike mission targeting enemy positions near Haiphong, North Vietnam. About an hour after takeoff, the Intruder radioed that it was making a run on its target. This was the last radio contact made with the aircraft, and it disappeared from radar soon after. When the Intruder failed to return, search and rescue teams began a search of its flight path, but were unable to locate the aircraft or its crew.

Captain Paschal Glenn Boggs, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps from Georgia, was a member of Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 533, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. He was the bombardier and navigator aboard the Intruder when it went missing, and was lost with the aircraft. His remains we never recovered. After the incident, the Marine Corps promoted Capt Boggs to the rank of Major (Maj). Today, Major Boggs is memorialized on the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

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