Former Tuskegee airman dies

Posted at 4:29 PM, Aug 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-20 16:29:03-04
(CNN) — George Hickman Jr., a flight mechanic with the famed Tuskegee Airmen, has died, according to a spokeswoman for the group.

Hickman, who served in Europe during World War II, died this past weekend, Sandra Campbell, public relations officer for Tuskegee Airmen Inc., said.

Hickman, who was 88, died in Seattle, CNN affiliate KIRO reported.