Tag: Pilot Found

MIA in Iraq, Remains Found 18yrs. Later

This is just hitting the wires, it’s 7:30am et 8.02.09:

Remains of pilot missing 18 years in Iraq foundAP – This image provided by the U.S. Navy is an Oct. 11, 2002 photo of Navy Capt. Michael ‘Scott’ Speicher,

The remains of the first American lost in the Persian Gulf War have been found in Iraq, the military said Sunday, after struggling for nearly two decades with the question of whether he was dead or alive.

The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology has positively identified the remains of Captain Michael “Scott” Speicher, whose disappearance has bedeviled investigators since his jet was shot down over the Iraq desert on the first night of the 1991 war………………