Officer LeRoy Garvin Bohuslov

Officer LeRoy Garvin Bohuslov

Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska

End of Watch Thursday, March 5, 1964

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LeRoy Garvin Bohuslov

Officer LeRoy Bohuslov and Officer Gary Wohlfeil were killed in an aircraft accident northwest of Fairwell, Alaska while conducting a low-level caribou survey.

The officers lost contact shortly after noon on March 5th. Their aircraft, Champion 150, was located after a four-day multi-agency search. The investigation found that the plane lost a wing during flight, causing it to nose-dive.

Officer Bohuslov was a United States Army World War II veteran and had served with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for four years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aircraft accident

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RIP Dad, will never forget the day your plane was located.

Son, Tom McGiffin
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June 17, 2021

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