Aviation Supervisor Pedro Jose Rodriguez-Franco

Aviation Supervisor Pedro Jose Rodriguez-Franco

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

End of Watch Friday, September 18, 1998

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Pedro Jose Rodriguez-Franco

Agent Pedro Rodriguez-Franco was killed in an aircraft accident while attempting to move an airplane to a safe location in preparation for Hurricane George. The plane he was piloting collided with another plane over the sea near Puerto Rico, causing both planes to crash. The second pilot was rescued from the sea.

Agent Rodriguez-Franco had served with the agency for nine years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location Puerto Rico

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On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the USCS. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 18, 2018

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