Panchito - North American B-25 Mitchell - Fly Over at Arlington Cemetery
Eight civilian pilots will take to the skies Monday (5/16/2011) and fly over Arlington National Cemetery on their own dime to honor two fellow military members who will Killed in Action. The remains of USAF Majors James Elmo Sizemore and Howard Andre, who were both killed in action in Laos, Southeast Asia in 1969, were recently discovered, and will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery. The flyover will consist of four tactical jet aircraft and four historical war bird aircraft including the type Majors Sizemore and Andre were shot down in. All participating aircraft and their respective pilots -- all veterans themselves -- have been donated by their owners.