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Remains of Vietnam War pilot flown home to Texas by son

In this undated photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Air Force Col. Roy A. Knight, Jr., of Millsap, Texas. Photo: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency via AP
In this undated photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Air Force Col. Roy A. Knight, Jr., of Millsap, Texas.

Updated: August 09, 2019 02:49 PM

The remains of an Air Force pilot whose plane was shot down in 1967 during the Vietnam War have been returned to Texas by a commercial jet flown by his son.

The remains of 36-year-old Col. Roy Knight Jr. of Millsap arrived Thursday at Dallas Love Field. Southwest Airlines Capt. Bryan Knight flew the plane transporting the flag-draped casket.

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