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Remains of Goldsboro airman killed in Vietnam War recovered

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. (WNCN) - The remains of a Goldsboro man who was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War have been recovered, military officials said.

Col. Edgar Felton Davis was shot down while aboard an RF-4C Phantom on Sept. 17, 1968 just south of Sepone in Laos.

Davis was initially reported missing but later declared dead, officials said.

But on Jan. 18, his remains were recovered by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.

Davis was a 1953 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a member of the class of 1958 at North Carolina State University.

name is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington on panel 43W, line 13.

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