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Case File 71UMTX

Sketch of Victim

Unidentified White Male

  • Located on March 17, 1986 in Goliad County, Texas.
  • The victim died of injuries after being struck by an airplane propeller the same day he was located.

    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 24 - 30 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'9 - 5'10; 185 - 190 lbs.
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black hair; brown eyes. He had a mustache.
    • Clothing: He was wearing Wrangler jeans; a blue t-shirt; and white tennis shoes.

    Case History
    The victim died after being struck by an airplane propeller, as the plane landed in a secluded pasture in Goliad County, Texas on March 17, 1986.
    The unidentified man was hit and fatally injured by a stolen Cessna when the pilot apparently failed to properly recover from a bounced landing and broke a landing gear wheel. Local authorities believe the man's body was then transported about four miles and thrown into the river and the aircraft deliberately burned. The aircraft was reported stolen by it owner on 1/29/86.

    If you have any information concerning this man's identity, please contact:
    Texas Department Of Public Safety

    All information may be submitted anonymously.

    Agency Case Number: U9302001

    NCIC Number:
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Source Information: Texas Department Of Public Safety
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    National Transportation Safety Board

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