Daily Mail: The ultimate sacrifice: Heartbreaking moment a grieving widow meets her hero Green Beret husband's coffin on the airport tarmac - leaving scores of plane passengers in tears
* Green Beret Shawn Thomas, 35, died earlier this month after a vehicle accident while serving in Niger, Africa
* Married father of four, of Woodward, Oklahoma, was based in North Carolina
* His remains were brought back to Raleigh-Durham International Airport
* A passenger on the plane filmed the heartbreaking moment Thomas' wife placed her hand on the flag-draped coffin
* Said the widow wanted her to share the video, which she posted Tuesday online
A heartbreaking video shows the moment a widow met her Army veteran husband's coffin on the airport tarmac, leaving a plane full of passengers in tears.
Green Beret Shawn Thomas, 35, an Oklahoma native and father of four who was based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died earlier this month after a vehicle accident while serving in Niger, Africa.
His flag-draped coffin was brought back to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the fallen warrant officer's remains will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He had two Bronze Stars and four Good Conduct Medals, as well as other decorations for the time he served abroad, according to the Army Times.
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WNU Editor: Our prayers are with Green Beret WO1 Shawn Thomas's family and loved ones.