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  • A Corsair WW2 era fighter plane comes to town

    Pilot Jim Martinelli talks about this Corsair, a WW2-era fighter plane, at Tacoma Narrows Airport. On Friday he will fly it over a ceremony at Lincoln High School as part of a ceremony recognizing Marine Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, who attended Tacoma’s Lincoln High School and flew such a plane heroically against the Japanese in WW2.

Pilot Jim Martinelli talks about this Corsair, a WW2-era fighter plane, at Tacoma Narrows Airport. On Friday he will fly it over a ceremony at Lincoln High School as part of a ceremony recognizing Marine Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, who attended Tacoma’s Lincoln High School and flew such a plane heroically against the Japanese in WW2. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Pilot Jim Martinelli talks about this Corsair, a WW2-era fighter plane, at Tacoma Narrows Airport. On Friday he will fly it over a ceremony at Lincoln High School as part of a ceremony recognizing Marine Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, who attended Tacoma’s Lincoln High School and flew such a plane heroically against the Japanese in WW2. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com

Flyover will honor World War II hero “Pappy” Boyington

May 18, 2017 6:41 PM