Fallen hometown hero honored

Kristen Guilfoos
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - A fallen soldier from Amarillo was honored Saturday tonight at the Amarillo Bulls hockey game.

During the first intermission, the Iron Soldiers, along with the Patriot Guard, Christian Motorcycle Association and Hard Core Motorcycle Ministries took to the ice to remember Captain Eric Das and recognize his family.

He was killed in Iraq in 2003 when his plane went down.

Das graduated from Amarillo High with honors in 1991. He was one of the first pilots to fly combat mission over Iraq.