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Police Officer Charles Trojahn | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

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Charles Trojahn

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 30991

Cause: Aircraft accident

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Police Officer Charles Trojahn and Officer James Rowley were killed when their helicopter was involved in a mid-air collision over Brooklyn. Officer Rowley and Officer Trojahn were traveling over Brooklyn, when a sea plane struck the rear rotor of the helicopter, causing it to crash. Both officers and two of the four passengers on the sea plane were killed.

Officer Trojahn had been with the New York City Police Department for two years.

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Police Officer James Rowley
New York City Police Department, New York
End of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1983
Cause: Aircraft accident

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He was my cousin. I wish I had got to know him better. I was about five or six years than he was. What a tragic loss. I remember that he was fun, handsome and charasmatic just like his Dad!

Bobbi Landrock
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July 15, 2016

 

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