Patrolman Patrick Harrington

Patrolman Patrick Harrington

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, March 1, 1970

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Patrick Harrington

Patrolman Patrick Harrington and Patrolman Joseph Mariconda were killed in a helicopter accident while on duty. The helicopter in which they were conducting traffic patrol in suddenly lost power and crashed into a house at 82-22 262nd Street, in Queens.

Patrolman Harrington had served with the New York City Police Department for six years and was assigned to the Aviation Unit.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 4185

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Not a day has gone by in the last 51 years that I haven't thought of them . I was in that house.

Son of Ptl Francis H. Dignon 11994

March 1, 2021

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