GEE, PAUL STUART

Name: Paul Stuart Gee
Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/O2
Unit: VMCJ 1 MAG 11
Date of Birth: 21 August 1943
Home City of Record: MANITOWISH WATERS WI
Date of Loss: 16 January 1968
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 161200 North  1080800 East
Status (in 1973): Presumptive Finding of Death
Category: 5
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: EF10B
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident: William Moreland, PFOD
Refno: 0988

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.  2020

REMARKS: Aircraft was returning from mission - within sight of DaNang,
barely over water

CACCF/CRASH/AIRCREW/QUANG NAM

No further information available at this time.

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01/2020

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CAPT PAUL STUART GEE

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On January 16, 1968, an EF-10B Skyknight (bureau number 125831, call sign "Pigment 662") carrying two crew members was returning to Da Nang Air Base from a combat support mission over North Vietnam. When the aircraft was fifteen miles northwest of the airfield, it disappeared for unknown reasons. The last communication from the crew indicated they were over the coast of South Vietnam and that Da Nang Air Field was within sight. They said they were switching from radar control to tower control, but made no further contact. An extensive search for the missing Skyknight was conducted, but no sign of the crew or the aircraft was ever found. 

First Lieutenant Paul Stuart Gee, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps from Wisconsin, served with the Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron 1, Marine Air Group 11, 1st Marine Air Wing. He was the airborne electronic countermeasures officer aboard the Skyknight when it disappeared, and his remains were not recovered. After the incident, the Marine Corps promoted 1stLt Gee to the rank of Captain (Capt). Today, Captain Gee is memorialized on the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. 

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