30 September 1966 – LtCol Walter “Mel” Fowler’s F-100 #553502 is hit in the engine by gunfire over SVN. He came close to capture or death by closely advancing Viet Cong before his wingman suppressed the advancing VC and he was picked up from the rice paddy by an Army Helo. Fowler was serving with
Preferred Name: Frank
Date of Birth: May 3, 1935
Highest Military Grade: Select
Frank Wiegers flew the F-100 1966 from 1966-1967 with the 308th Tactical Fighter Squadron out ofBien Hoa AB and Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam. He is currently a relationship coach in Santa Monica, CA.