Name: CPT Frank George "Chip" Oliver II
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/03/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.4
Date of Birth: 04/21/1947
Home City: New Kensington, PA
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 60 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-40
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-070
Short Summary: Crashed in heavy weather at Da Lat with CPT Donald Jerry Hanning.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15801
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1982 = 19 Airfield Commander
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 05/15/1972
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - interim
Length of service: *
Location: Tuyen Duc Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BP220252
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, 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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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