Name: CPT Frederick N. Suttle, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/02/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.2
Date of Birth: 03/27/1945
Home City: Newport News, VA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: H/10 CAV
Prior Unit: C/7/17 CAV 72
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-30
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-034
Short Summary: Hit with 1 round of .51 cal at Rockpile by hwy QL14 south of Kontum on short final to aid downed UH-1. On 4th tour. John Lucius survived
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-19489
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 11/28/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: ZA201695
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 12/28/2000
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