Wings of Freedom Tour comes to Jefferson City

Former WWII airmen Wilburn Rowden, left, and Bob Buell look out the windows of the bomber as it flies over Jefferson City.

Former WWII airmen Wilburn Rowden, left, and Bob Buell look out the windows of the bomber as it flies over Jefferson City. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

Bob Buell hadn’t been on a B-24 bomber since World War II — until Monday.

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The 88-year-old Buell was one of many veterans gathered at Jefferson City Memorial Airport to see the Wings of Freedom tour, and he was one of two veterans to take a flight.

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