November 21, 2010
Each day, about 15 dead people fly out of South Florida, taking a one-way trip in a cargo hold to their final resting place.
During the winter months, when snowbirds flock south, the number of decedents jetting home tends to increase.
In Palm Beach County, about 2,600 were flown home last year, more than any other county in the state. Broward was next with about 1,900 and then Miami-Dade, with about 1,250.