Senior Patrol Agent John S. Blue

Senior Patrol Agent John S. Blue

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, October 4, 1973

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John S. Blue

Senior Patrol Agent John Blue and Pilot Fritz Karl were killed in an airplane accident near Tacna, Arizona, shortly after takeoff.

The two agents were on a patrol in the area and had stopped at an airport near Tacna to make ground contact with other agents. Shortly after takeoff the landing gear of the plane struck a 52-foot high power line, causing it to flip over and crash onto I-8.

Agent Blue had been with the agency for 12 years.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location Arizona

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 4, 2020

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