Skydivers honour President George H.W. Bush by forming the number '41' in a touching tribute

  • Skydivers in Texas honored the late President George H.W. Bush by forming the number “41” during a recent jump.
  • On Monday, Skydive Spaceland San Marcos posted video of the jump to their Facebook page.
  • “Words cannot adequately express our appreciation of your service, character, and family focus. We hope your family will appreciate this tribute to a great man,” Skydive Spaceland officials wrote.
  • The 41st president, who served as a fighter pilot in World War II, was known for his love of skydiving.
  • In his later life, he often went skydiving on his birthday. His last jump was on his 90th birthday.
  • Bush died late last month at the age of 94.

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.