Funeral services held Saturday for 1st Lt. Kenneth ‘Kage’ Allen


Courtesy: Melissa Sullivan

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Funeral services for a northern Utah airman killed when his aircraft crashed during a routine training exercise off the coast of Northern England were held on Saturday at the Box Elder High School football field located in Brigham City.

Following the funeral service, there was a procession to Mt. Green Cemetery in Morgan County. The public lined the route to show their support for Lt. Kage Allen and his family.

Follow the Flag organizations honors fallen airman Lt. Kenneth “Kage” Allen (Follow the Flag)

Lt. Allen is from Perry, Utah. His body was brought back to the United States last week and he returned to his home state of Utah on Friday.

Lt. Allen was the assistant chief of weapons and tactics for the 493rd Fighter Squadron at the Royal Air Force Lakenheath Base.

Since his passing, neighbors have teamed up with Follow the Flag, an organization that honors first responders by putting up flags in their yards and around the neighborhood.

Allen is survived by seven siblings, his parents Mark and Debbie, and his wife, Hannah.

You can watch the full service below:

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