UPDATED: Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton, the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor, will attend the memorial service honoring N.C. Air National Guard members Tuesday.
The 9 a.m. event will take place in Charlotte, McCrory's hometown where he served as mayor for 14 years. Gov. Bev Perdue is expected to speak.
Based in Charlotte, the C-130 tanker from an Air National Guard wing was carrying a crew of six while fighting a blaze in South Dakota's Black Hills when it crashed, killing four crew members and injuring two more.