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United States Forest Service
Tahoe National Forest
Nevada City, California
While helping with an aerial delivered prescribed burn in the Sam Houston National Forest in Texas, Captain Daniel Laird’s helicopter went down. Laird passed away from the injuries he sustained in the crash. Other crew members sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Years of Service: 23
Date of Incident: March 27, 2019
Date of Death: March 27, 2019