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Puerto Rican airmen's bodies receive dignified arrival home

(Source: 156th Airlift Wing PRANG Facebook) (Source: 156th Airlift Wing PRANG Facebook)
PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) -

8 of the 9 airmen that died after a C-130 crashed in Port Wentworth are being flown home to Puerto Rico, where they will receive a dignified arrival and full military honors. 

This picture posted by the 156th Airlift Wing of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard show 8 of the 9 coffins arranged as the plane prepares to fly the airmen to Puerto Rico. One of the airmen, First Lieutenant David Albandoz will receive a Dignified Arrival and full military honors in Alabama.

That C-130 cargo military plane was on its way to Arizona where it was to retire. A portion of GA-21 is still closed and will remain that way indefinitely.

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