Four F-15E Strike Eagle attack planes from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base conducted a missing man formation flyover during a funeral in honor of retired pilot.
Brig. Gen. Robinson Risner, was a veteran of three wars.
He became an ace in the Korean War, and commanded a squadron of F-105 Thunderchiefs during Operation Rolling Thunder over North Vietnam in 1965. He flew 163 combat missions, was shot down twice, and was credited with eight MiG-15 kills.
And he was also a member of the 336th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, currently known as 336th Fighter Squadron. That’s why the 336th FS honored their former member with a flyover of four F-15E Strike Eagles from Seymour Johnson AFB, during the ceremony held at Arlington National Cemetery on Jan. 23, 2014.
The following video shows from an unusual point of view: the backseat of the leader plane of the missing man flyover.