Name: 1LT Gary Dean Frasher
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/08/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 10/06/1948
Home City: Worthington, IA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/25 AVN 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-34
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-131
Short Summary: Same aircraft as George Orr.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15058
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/20/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST PAUL CEMETERY, WORTHINGTON, IA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 07/16/2002
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association