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First Lieutenant Arthur A. Green, III
Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan
End of Watch: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 29 years
Badge # 310
Cause: Aircraft accident
First Lieutenant Arthur Green was killed in an airplane crash in Harbor Springs, Michigan, while en route to mandatory in service training.
He was on official travel status when the Piper Cherokee he was piloting struck a large tree while on final approach to the Harbor Springs Municipal Airport shortly after 11:00 pm. He had taken off from the Detroit City Airport, approximately 270 miles away. The wreckage was located the following morning at approximately 7:30 am.
Lieutenant Green had served with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division for 19 years after retiring from the Detroit Police Department with 20 years of service. He had also retired form the U.S. Air Force and the Michigan Air National Guard in 2004. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief Gary Hagler
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
525 West Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30031
Lansing, MI 48909