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Sgt. Erik Gajate Obituary, Motoryclist killed in weekend motorcycle crash identified as McConnell Air Force

Sgt. Erik Gajate Obituary, – Tech. Sgt. Erik Gajate, hailing from Gilbert, Arizona, has been identified as the motorcyclist who tragically lost his life in a crash at McConnell Air Force Base. The incident occurred on March 31, around 4:20 p.m., in the vicinity of 47th Street and South Woodlawn Boulevard.

McConnell Air Force Base, on Wednesday, identified Tech. Sgt. Erik Gajate, 28, of Arizona, as...

According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office, Gajate was riding a Honda motorcycle at a significantly high speed on 47th Street South when he veered across the center line and collided head-on with a Buick Lacrosse. McConnell Air Force Base acknowledged Gajate’s invaluable contributions as an instructor at the 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 8, where he trained crew chiefs for the KC-46A Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker. He joined the base in 2015. To honor his memory, a memorial service has been scheduled for April 4 at 9 a.m. It will take place at the on-base chapel.

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