Chuck Yeager’s Account of President Eisenhower’s Funeral-Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
This is a forwarded email that contains a story that alleges that General Chuck Yeager was one of the fighter pilots who flew over the funeral procession of President Eisenhower in March of 1969. The email said that Yeager and fellow pilots flew over Pennsylvania Avenue at tree top level.
This is a true account, which we found posted on the website/blog of General Chuck Yeager’s wife, Victoria.
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General Yeager was the Grand Marshal for the 2012 Memorial Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. and shared the story of his tree top fly over with the audience.
Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States, served from 1953 to 1961 and died on March 28, 1969 at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington.