88-Year-Old Oregon Veteran Dies on Honor Flight
October 20, 2013, 3:13 pm
By Christina Kemp,
An Oregon army veteran on an Honor Flight to the capitol didn't make it to Washington D.C. The 88-year-old from Yamhill County died on the flight there.
Our news partner KGW is reporting the man collapsed in an aisle just before landing in Chicago. The mans name has not been released.
He was on an honor flight with 50 other veterans to visit the World War Two Memorial. The group left on Thursday October 17th and returned to Portland October 20th.