SPECIAL AIR MISSION 41: Plane carrying Pres. George HW Bush back to Houston to fly over College Station

EMBED </>More Videos

Meet some of the greeters who will be at Ellington Field to meet President George H.W. Bush when he arrives in Houston for the last time.

While President George H.W. Bush won't be laid to rest in College Station until Thursday, residents in Aggieland can catch a glimpse of Special Air Mission 41 as it makes its way to Houston on Wednesday afternoon.

The Boeing 747 aircraft carrying the body of the 41st president and his family will zoom over College Station at around 4:20 p.m.

The plane known to the world as Air Force One will carry a special aircraft call sign in honor of the former president.

Texas A&M University officials said anyone interested in watching the flyover can view it from the Reed Arena parking lot on campus.
Related Topics:
community-eventsgeorge h.w. bushfamous deathfuneralu.s. & worldtexas newsCollege Station
(Copyright ©2019 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)