06 Aug '18, 11pm

Air Force pilot who went missing during Vietnam War accounted for

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Rhode Island, who went missing during a mission over North Vietnam in 1965, have been recovered. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Monday that the government of Vietnam located the remains of Col. Frederic Mellor and returned them to the U.S. last month. Remains of US flier shot down over Laos in 1968 return home The remains of an Air Force officer lost for almost 50 years after he was shot down over Southeast Asia finally came home Thursday to North Carolina, where he was greeted by his three children and a mile-long procession of roaring, flag-fluttering motorcycles. By: Emery P. Dalesio, The Associated Press Mellor, of Cranston, was flying the lead RF-101C aircraft on a mission to conduct photo and visual reconnaissance of a suspected surface to-air missile site on Aug. 13, 1965, when he was shot do...

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military.com 08 Aug '18, 12am

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defense.gov 08 Aug '18, 12pm

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airforcetimes.com 07 Aug '18, 9pm

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stripes.com 05 Aug '18, 9pm

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airforcetimes.com 08 Aug '18, 11am

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stripes.com 12 Aug '18, 10pm

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