Di Figlia, Frank Anthony, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1025C-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 00066, 14th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1947 - 1969
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Burbank, CA
Last Address
Ban Me Thuot, RVN

Casualty Date
Mar 26, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
San Fernando Mission Cemetery - Mission Hills, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 044

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Lt. Col Frank Di Figlia served with the 20th Special Operations Squadron, 14th Special Operations Wing, 14th Air Force. at Ban Me Thuot, RVN.  His tour began on 16 April 1968.

On 26 March 1969, he was piloting a UH-1 (# 63-13158) enroute from Ban Me Thuot to Nha Trang that crashed, possibly due to enemy fire. The aircraft crashed and burned near Duc My, SVN, 12 minutes north of Nha Trang, SVN.

Eight men died in the crash:
   
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