Name: WO1 Frederick M. Simeonoff
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/17/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 09/08/1947
Home City: Spenard, AK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/25 AVN 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-47/69-45
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-019
Short Summary: Wire strike on Siagon River near Bien Hoa with Dean A. Harig.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17706
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/03/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
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
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