Fallen Soldier's Flight Home Touches Fellow Passengers
Fallen Soldier's Flight Home Touches Fellow Passengers

A fallen soldier’s flight home became an overwhelming experience for all his fellow passengers, as detailed by a travel blogger who happened to be on board.

“…this transcontinental flight turned out to be everything but ordinary. We later learned, when the captain got on the PA system about 45 minutes prior to landing, that we were transporting a fallen soldier. The plane went quiet as he explained that there was a military escort on-board and asked that everyone remain seated for a couple of minutes so the soldiers could get off first. He also warned us not to be alarmed if we see fire trucks, since Los Angeles greets their fallen military with a water cannon salute.”

Read more at http://www.johnnyjet.com/2013/10/fallen-soldier-on-my-delta-flight/.

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