Kenya Airways senior pilot Captain Daudi Kimuyu Kibati lost his life saving those of Kenyans.
He made the heroic decision to evacuate Kenyans stranded in New York, the state has recorded a huge number of coronavirus infections.
Captain Kibati fell ill on March 29, 2020, and four days later on April 1.
This was a week after performing his last international assignment.
Today morning, his fellow pilots honoured his memory by seeing him off.
They observed social distancing as they watched his cortege leaving the Lee Funeral home heading to his final resting place.
Here is the video of their tribute to Captain Kibati.