Name: CPT Frank Leonard Miller III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/30/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.8
Date of Birth: 12/07/1936
Home City: Montgomery, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-100
Short Summary: Refueled & rearmed, took off for Golf Course, at 150 ft. & 40 kts, engine emitted grey powder, crashed and burned. W/Clarence E. Moore
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-12539
Service number: O5306268
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/16/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: GREENWOOD CEMETERY, MONTGOMERY, AL
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: officer
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