POTTER, KENT B. Remains returned 07/15/96, ID 05/29/03
Name: Kent B. Potter Rank/Branch: CIV/UPI Photographer Unit: Date of Birth: CA 1948 Philadelphia PA Home City of Record: Date of Loss: 10 February 1971 Country of Loss: Laos Loss Coordinates: Status (in 1973): Missing, Presumed Dead Category: Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: Uh-1 Missions: REFNO: X001-0-03
Other Personnel in Incident: Four photographers: Larry Burrows, 44, of Life magazine; Henri Huet, 43, of The Associated Press; Kent Potter, 24, United Press International, and Keizaburo Shimamoto, 34, of Newsweek, a South Vietnamese army photographer, two senior officers and the four-man crew.
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.
[ap0322.98 03/22/98] Laos 1971 Crash Scene Searched The Associated Press By RICHARD PYLE
BAN ALANG, Laos (AP) - A team of nine Americans and some 80 Laotian workers dug deep into a steep mountainside Saturday where a helicopter was shot down 28 years ago, killing four news photographers covering the Vietnam War....
EDITOR'S NOTE: Richard Pyle was AP Vietnam's bureau chief at the time of the crash.