Date: Feb 01, 2016
By: Staff writer, with CNA
The ashes of a Republic of China (ROC) Air Force pilot, who died in a
F-16 jet crash in the US state of Arizona on Jan. 21, was sent yesterday to Taiwan’s Chiayi Air Force Base, where a funeral is scheduled for him.
Major Kao Ting-cheng’s (高鼎程) family arrived at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport from the US carrying Kao’s ashes, while Air Force Commander General Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴), members of the air force honor guards and Kao’s classmates received the family at the apron.
Kao’s ashes were then sent to the Chiayi Air Force Base, where a funeral was scheduled for about noon yesterday. [FULL STORY]