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

Pilot James Darryl Taylor | United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

Pilot

James Darryl Taylor

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Sunday, November 15, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Aircraft accident

Location: California

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

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Pilot James Taylor and Pilot David Crater were killed in an aircraft accident near Palm Springs, California, while conducting a night time tactical flight. The aircraft struck a 300-foot ridge at approximately 6:10pm, killing both pilots.

Pilot Taylor had previously served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy and was survived by his wife and three children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

Related Line of Duty Deaths

Pilot David L. Crater
United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Sunday, November 15, 1987
Cause: Aircraft accident

View all 9 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 24th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 15, 2011

 

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 2016 Deaths