Honor Flight vets return to Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana made its 23rd return to Fort Wayne International Airport with another group of veterans Wednesday night.

Eighty five veterans returned around 9 p.m. after a day in Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials. The flight left the 122nd Air National Guard Fighter Wing at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The 23rd Honor Flight included 27 World War II veterans, 53 Korean War veterans and five Vietnam veterans, as well as three dual war veterans, one who is a Battle of Bulge veteran and one female veteran.

The veterans were welcomed back by dozens of people in the Main Terminal of the Fort Wayne International Airport.