Federal Agent Warren G. Fleshman

Federal Agent Warren G. Fleshman

United States Department of Energy - National Nuclear Security Administration - Office of Secure Transportation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, February 11, 1950

Warren G. Fleshman

Federal Agent Warren Fleshman and Federal Agent Robert Purcell were killed in an airplane accident while preparing to land at West Mesa Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The pilot was making a final approach to the airport when the plane crashed approximately five miles west, and several miles north of the landing strip.

The two agents were returning from the east coast carrying national security assets and were making their final approach when the plane crashed. The pilot was also killed in the accident.

All of the national security assets were accounted for during the recovery operation.

Agent Fleshman was a WWII veteran. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location New Mexico

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I thank Federal Agent Warren Fleshman for his dedicated service to our nation.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

October 13, 2018

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