Sergeant Joseph George "Joe" Schuengel

Sergeant Joseph George "Joe" Schuengel

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, October 15, 2010

Joseph George "Joe" Schuengel

Sergeant Joe Schuengel was killed in a helicopter crash while returning to Spirit of St. Louis Airport in one of the department's traffic enforcement helicopters.

He had dropped off several other troopers and was returning to the airport when, it is believed, that the Bell 206B helicopter ran out of fuel. Sergeant Schuengel was able to maneuver the aircraft to avoid nearby houses before crashing into a residential street on Horseshoe Ridge Road in St. Louis County.

Residents and emergency crews immediately responded to the scene, but Sergeant Schuengel had been killed on impact.

Sergeant Schuengel had served with the Missouri State Highway Patrol for 17 years. He is survived by his mother and three sisters.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 970

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 29, 2018

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