Corporal Jon Eric Hermann

Corporal Jon Eric Hermann

Woodbury County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1993

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Jon Eric Hermann

Corporal Jon Hermann and Captain Philip Heimbecker were killed when their Beechcraft Baron crashed shortly after takeoff from the Fort Madison Municipal Airport.

They were transporting a prisoner to face a murder trial at the time of the crash. The prisoner survived the crash with non-fatal injuries.

Corporal Hermann had served with the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office for six years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

plane crash, transport

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Hey Jon, it's me LeAnn, Phil's Daughter. I just wanted to tell you how Blessed we feel about You and Dad being Battle Buddies. No doubt that war rages on, but you have done your part and Given All as a Sacrifice to Keep Us Safe. I wish I could Hear the Jokes and Laughter You and Dad shared Together. Lisa has always been one of my Best Friends and now Our Family and Yours are Always One Together. We are Comforted By What Your Mom Said The Morning After Losing You Both. As She Sat and Drank A Cup Of Coffee She Looked Up At The Sky And Saw The Brightest Star She Ever Saw. She Believed It Was You And My Dad Together. I Thought how Remarkable to Think of Us In Her Own Loss. I Believe It Too. I Look for Their Star Every Night and Early In the Morning. Love to You All

Woodbury County Sheriffs Department
The Family of Phil Heimbecker

August 20, 2019

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