Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Aircraft accident
Trooper Porter and Trooper Joseph Thomas were killed in an airplane accident in Gloucester County, Virginia, while en route to deliver a message to the family of a drowning victim.
The troopers had dropped a tablet containing the note in the family's yard and were attempting to ascend when the plane stalled and crashed.
Trooper Porter was acting as an observer.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Trooper Joseph Benjamin Thomas