DOD: January 19, 1986
House: MSP Aviation
County: MARYLAND STATE POLICE AVIATION COMMAND
Years of Service: 9 Years
.Honoring & Remembering Maryland Fallen Heroes. . . Maryland State Police Aviation Command ~ Maryland January 19, 1986 In the early morning hours of Sunday January 19,1986, MSP Aviation Command's Trooper 3 ,had just completed a med-evac mission from Carroll County to Maryland Shock Trauma. Trooper 3 cleared Shock Trauma and was returning to the hanger when the aircraft encountered heavy fog conditions and crashed in West Baltimore's Lakin Park. Tragically, both crew members were fatally injured. . Trooper First Class Carey Suzanne Poetzman was 28 years old and had served for 6 years. Corporal Gregory Alan May was 31 years old and had served 9 years. .
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