First African-American fighter pilot gets statue erected in his honour

First African-American fighter pilot gets statue erected in his honour

- The first African-American fighter pilot Eugene Bullard has been honoured with a statue for his exploits

- Bullard was also known as the Black Swallow of Death and he was once a character in a novel written by Ernest Hemingway

- The event to unveil his statue was attended by Air Force officers, almost two dozen family members and several surviving members of the Tuskegee Airmen.

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A statue has been erected in honour of the first African American fighter pilot at the aviation museum in Georgia.

Eugene Bullard, also known as the Black Swallow of Death, is on record as the first African American fighter pilot to fly into combat.

Information available shows Bullard’s sister, Harriett Bullard White, wept with joy as she placed a wreath on the statue during a ceremony.

Photos drop as statue is erected in honour of first African American fighter pilot

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The event was attended by Air Force officers, almost two dozen family members and several surviving members of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Per a report by edition.cnn.com, the University of Georgia Press revealed that American writer, Ernest Hemingway based a minor character in his novel, The Sun Also Rises, on Bullard.

In the year 1959, the French government made him a Knight of the Legion of Honor, which is the nation's highest order and decoration.

Photos drop as statue is erected in honour of first African American fighter pilot

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