Remains of U.S. Airman from Tampa returned home after over 60 years missing




TAMPA, Fla. — The remains of U.S. Airman Issac Anderson Sr. are finally home after over 60 years missing.

Isaac Anderson Jr. grew up never knowing his “senior.”

“When I was growing up, I expected to see him any day, just show up,” he said. “I would have had a better life with him.”

Isaac Anderson Sr. was just 21-years old when he died. Now, decades later the father and son are finally together.

“It’s real. It’s real for us,” said Tonja Anderson-Dell.

Anderson and 51 other soldiers died in 1952 when their military cargo plane crashed into an Alaskan glacier during the Korean War.



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