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Russell H. Allen (Redmond'65) Rusty died July 7, l989, when the helicopter he was piloting for Pacific Helicopters collided with another helicopter over the Gulf of Mexico. He had been a Marine Corps officer and flown more than 50 medivac missions in Vietnam. Rusty jumped at Redmond 1965-68.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Allen, Russell H. (Redmond 1965)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1298.