First Lieutenant Arthur Adolph Green, III

First Lieutenant Arthur Adolph Green, III

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 9, 2015

Arthur Adolph Green, III

First Lieutenant Arthur Green was killed in an airplane crash in Harbor Springs, Michigan, while en route to mandatory in service training.

He was on official travel status when the Piper Cherokee he was piloting struck a large tree while on final approach to the Harbor Springs Municipal Airport shortly after 11:00 pm. He had taken off from the Detroit City Airport, approximately 270 miles away. The wreckage was located the following morning at approximately 7:30 am.

Lieutenant Green had served with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division for 19 years and had previously served with the Detroit Police Department for nine years. He had also retired form the U.S. Air Force and the Michigan Air National Guard in 2004. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 310
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 31, 2018

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