Roll of Honor

Michael H. Davis

  • Engineer
  • Hawkins & Powers Aviation, Inc.
  • California
  • Age: 59
  • Year of Death: 2002

Michael H. Davis‚ 59‚ engineer‚ Hawkins & Powers Aviation‚ Inc.‚ USDA Forest Service contractor‚ died June 17‚ 2002‚ when his airtanker crashed while fighting a forest fire. All three crew members died. Davis learned to fly C-130s while serving in the U.S. Air Force and later flew with various air cargo companies and worked as an aircraft mechanic. He was a journeyman welder/pipefitter and a member of the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union #460. A Bakersfield native‚ he ministered through his church and in juvenile and adult detention centers.

Mike had three loves: God‚ his wife‚ and flying.

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Memorial Wall

  1. Stopping in to pay respects to this brave hero. God bless you, Davis family❤️

    Starla Taylor
    Baby sister to Kenneth Nickell
    LODD 4/6/99 KY

    – Starla Taylor