Trooper James A. Moen

Trooper James A. Moen

Alaska State Troopers - Fish and Wildlife Protection, Alaska

End of Watch Monday, June 25, 2001

James A. Moen

Trooper James Moen was killed in an aircraft accident while on law enforcement patrol near Lake Iliamna, Alaska.

Trooper Moen was piloting the single-engine Piper Cub float plane when it crashed for unknown reasons. Another trooper located the wreckage later that evening and hiked to the scene after landing about a half mile away. Trooper Moen's body was recovered the following day.

Trooper Moen had served with the Alaska State Troopers - Fish and Wildlife Protection for over 18 years, and had over 4,000 hours of flight time as both a military and civilian pilot. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 52
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Not a day passes that I don't remember how wonderful of a man and father you were. Thank you for being an incredible influence and example. I love you, Dad!

Megan A. Peters
Daughter; Spokesperson for the Alaska State Troopers

June 25, 2015

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