Our Hero Remembered

James Mattaliano
James Mattaliano
Massachusetts State
Police Department
End of Service: February 22, 1995
Incident Detail:

Sergeant Mattaliano was killed while conducting routine rotary wing operations in a State Police helicopter when shortly after take-off, their aircraft suffered a catastrophic engine failure resulting in a crash of the helicopter, into the roof of the Harvard Sailing Center on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. sergeant Mattaliano, a 12-year-veteran, was 33 and a member of the 65th RTT (1983) assigned to the Air Wing. He leaves behind his wife and brother.