Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Trooper Richard D. Oldaker | Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

Trooper

Richard D. Oldaker

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, July 3, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 477

Cause: Aircraft accident

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Trooper Richard Oldaker and Trooper Rondal Alexander were killed in an airplane accident. Trooper Oldaker was flying the plane and Trooper Alexander and a Ft. Sill soldier were observers. They were on a low-fly mission over the Salk Fork River near Hollis when the plane struck a utility pole wire and crashed. All three occupants were killed on impact.

Trooper Oldaker had been with the agency for nine years.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

Related Line of Duty Deaths

Trooper Rondal Ray Alexander
Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma
End of Watch: Monday, July 3, 1978
Cause: Aircraft accident

View all 9 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Trooper Oldaker,
On today, the 39th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Trooper who was also on that plane with you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
July 3, 2017

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths