BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — The Bureau of Land Management’s national Fire and Aviation Honor Guard escorted fallen air tanker pilot Ricky Fulton on Monday from Emmett to Boise Airport.
Fulton is being flown to his family in Oklahoma.
In the early hours Monday, air tanker pilot Fulton was escorted from the funeral home in Emmett to the Boise Airport.
A cordon of honor, comprising BLM employees and members of area firefighting agencies and organizations, recognized Ricky Fulton and his family prior to their departure. The cordon of honor was held in the airport terminal in the upstairs foyer just outside of the TSA checkpoint.