Vietnam War Fighter Pilot Presents His Story of Six Years as a POW at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On July 1, retired USAF Col. Ken Cordier recalls his amazing story of patriotism and endurance as a fighter pilot and POW during the Vietnam War. Cordier was forced to eject from his F-4C Phantom jet when it was hit by a surface-to-air missile on Dec. 2,1966. He was immediately captured, and spent over six years as a POW. The program is at 2 p.m., and free with admission to the Museum.

The program is presented by the NW Chapter of the Friends of the Aces Association. Cordier is an Honorary American Fighter Ace.

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F-4C (F-110A) Phantom II, Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight, Seattle, Wash.