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.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aircraft accident

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Officer Bohushluv,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 5, 2024

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