Maine Warden Service Pilot Dies in Plane Crash

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is
saddened to report the death of Maine Warden Service Pilot Daryl
Gordon.

Pilot Gordon died in a plane crash on Clear Lake on Thursday
night. He was located this morning after a night-long search that
included his friends with the Maine Warden Service, Maine Forest
Service, Maine State Police, Customs and Border Protection –
Houlton Air Branch, U.S. Border Patrol and Civil Air Patrol.

Maine Warden Service Col. Joel Wilkinson and Commissioner
Chandler Woodcock will conduct a press conference at 3:30 p.m.
today at the Bangor office of the Maine Department of Inland
Fisheries and Wildlife, located at the Dorothea Dix complex off
Hogan Road.

Pilot Gordon is a 25-year veteran of the Maine Warden Service
whose aerial search-and-rescue efforts brought countless people
home to loved ones. He is the 15th Game Warden to die in line of
duty in the Maine Warden Service’s 130-year history.

No other information is available at this time.

 

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