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In the Line of Duty
Jeff Piechura, 62 - Tucson, AZ
Jeff Piechura Air Tactical Group Supervisor U.S. Forest Service/Coronado National Forest Tucson, AZ Age: 62 Gender: Male Status: Wildland Part-Time Years of Service: 42 Date of Incident: July 10, 2021 Date of Death: July 10, 2021 On Saturday, July 10, 2021, Air Tactical Group Supervisor Jeff Piechura and Air Attack Pilot Matthew Robert Miller were aboard a Beechcraft King Air C-90 conducting visual reconnaissance and aviation command and control over the Cedar Basin Fire near Wikieup, Arizona when the aircraft crashed. Both individuals perished in the accident.