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Military planes carrying lawmakers to John Dingell's funeral forced to turn back due to bad weather

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

The military planes transporting a number of lawmakers to former Congressman John Dingell’s funeral in Detroit had to turn around on Tuesday due to bad weather in Michigan.

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of John David Dingell, Jr., former Michigan Congressman and longest-serving member of the United States Congress," the congresswoman said in a statement following Dingell's death. "Congressman Dingell died peacefully today at his home in Dearborn, surrounded by his wife Deborah.


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