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.