HONOLULU – Scientists have identified the remains of a fighter pilot who was declared missing after his jet was shot down over North Vietnam in 1965.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/qdwmux) reported Friday the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command recovered the remains of Air Force Capt. Thomas Reitmann in 2009 from Vietnam and
in May notified his wife that a positive identification had been made.......
Mystery of Air Force pilot's disappearance solved after 45 years
Times Staff Writer
In Print: Monday, August 8, 2011
On Dec. 1, 1965, Capt. Thomas Reitmann climbed into a F-105D Thunderchief for a bombing raid over North Vietnam.
He never returned.
The Air Force notified Carol Reitmann that her husband had been shot down and was missing.......
09/01/2011 02:47 PM CDT