Special Agent Alan H. Winn

Special Agent Alan H. Winn

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, August 13, 1991

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Alan H. Winn

Special Agent Alan Winn was killed in a helicopter crash during an operations flight over Hilo, Hawaii.

Special Agent Winn was piloting the Bolkow helicopter as part of a mission to locate marijuana grows when it suffered a mechanical failure. The helicopter crashed as he attempted an emergency landing at the Honokaa Airstrip. The helicopter experienced a hard landing, flipped on its side, and became engulfed in flames. Three other law enforcement officers who were in the helicopter were injured.

Special Agent Winn was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the San Diego Police Department in California for two years before joining Drug Enforcement Administration. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location Hawaii

narcotics, aerial search, helicopter crash

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It has been over 32 years since you were taken in the line of duty.
You were a fellow Marine pilot and a good friend.You left behind a beautiful wife and two beautiful daughters who knew you as a loving husband and father.
You had many friends and colleagues who will never forget your sense of duty,honor,integrity,and friendship.
Rest in peace my friend You are not forgotten.
Semper Fi.

Greg Schnurr

September 17, 2023

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