Name: WO1 Fred Anderson Fedder
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Died 25 days later on 08/09/1969.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 01/14/1944
Home City: Waukesha, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/227 AVN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-523/68-43
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-118
Short Summary: Engine or transmission failure on CA near Song Be & exploded. Died 3 wks later in Japan. Others survived WO1 R.F. Hope, Irwin, & Hogan.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16736
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/15/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: NONDAGA CEMETERY, BATH, NY
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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