CW2 Allen Gene Barklage was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/25/1998 at the age of 50.5 from A/C accident
O Fallon, MO
Flight Classes 67-23 and 67-21
Date of Birth 03/23/1948
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 192 AHC in 69-70, HHT/7/17 CAV in 71, D/1/10 CAV in 71-72
This information was provided by Gene Hoffmeyer

More detail on this person: From the injuries sustained in a Mini-500 accident on 15 Sep 98 enroute to a personal appearance.Survived hijacking to the Marion Prison. This fame landed him the job of the first pilot/reporter in St Louis for 18 years. He had accumulated more than 30,000 hours flying. He is survived by his wife Chris, two daughters, and a son.

Died September 25, 1998 of injuries suffered in the crash of his personal helicopter on September 19.

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