Family members of former missing in action Airman, Maj. Robert F. Woods, watch as the caisson carrying him is prepared to move to a grave site April 9 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. On Nov. 30, 2007, the Air Force announced that Major Woods, along with co-pilot Capt. Johnnie C. Cornelius, were identified and their remains returned to the United States from Vietnam. On June 26, 1968, Major Woods and Captain Cornelius were flying a visual reconaissance mission over Quang Binh Province, Vietnam, when their O-2A Skymaster aircraft crashed in a remote mountainous area. Major Woods was buried with military honors nearly 40 years after he disappeared in the crash.
U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol
November 9, 2012
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