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Navy grounds 23 aircraft similar to one involved in deadly Mississippi crash
The Naval Air Force Reserve has grounded its fleet of 23 C-130T transport aircraft until further notice amid the ongoing investigation into the deadly July 10 crash of a KC-130T in Mississippi that killed 16 service members. The Navy aircraft are similar to the Marine Corps Reserve's fleet of 12
Marine Corps grounds KC-130T aircraft in wake of deadly crash
The Marine Corps Reserve has grounded its fleet of 12 KC-130T transport aircraft, the same type of plane that was involved in the deadly July 10 crash in Mississippi that killed 15 Marines and a Navy corpsman. The cause of that crash remains under investigation, but Marine officials had said
Blue Angels fly over Naval Academy graduation
U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the United States Naval Academy graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland.
Blue Angels fly over couple’s wedding for picture-perfect nuptials
A Florida bride and groom were posing for photographs after their beach wedding when they heard screams of surprise from their wedding guests. Flying high in the sky above the newlyweds, Rachel and Chandler Mills, were the Blue Angels , the U.S. Navy's flight demonstration squadron. “People started
Navy F-18 Fighter Jet Crashes in Nevada During Training
An F-18 fighter jet crashed 10 miles southeast of the Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada at around 10:25 a.m. today, Navy officials said. The pilot managed to eject and was transported to Banner Churchill Regional Medical Center. Officials did not release any further information on the pilot’s
F-16 Fighter Jets Collide in Mid-Air Over Georgia, Pilots Eject Safely
Two F-16 Air National Guard fighter jet pilots are safe after their planes collided in mid-air Tuesday during routine night-flying operations. The pilots safely ejected from their single-seat planes at 9:15 p.m.over a military operating area in Jefferson County, Georgia, according to the South
My Unnerving 4-G Joyride With the Breitling Jet Team
Christophe “Douky” Deketelaere was happily posing for photos while I was a nervous wreck being strapped into the cockpit of his high-performance ex-military jet. Deketelare, 52, a former elite pilot with the French Air Force, did not know that I had nearly chickened out of riding shotgun with him
Singer Hunter Hayes Witnesses Blue Angels' Fatal Crash
Singer Hunter Hayes was among the people watching the Blue Angels practice over Smyrna, Tennessee, Thursday afternoon, when one of the jets crashed, killing a pilot. When the plane went down around 3 p.m., the "Wanted" hitmaker was standing by to go up with a member of the noted flight
Air Force Thunderbird F-16 Crashes, Pilot Survives
The pilot safely ejected himself Thursday and later met with President Obama, who attended that day's U.S. Air Force graduation.
Blue Angels Pilot Dies in Crash Outside Nashville
A pilot with the elite Navy Blue Angels flight team died Thursday after his F/A-18 crashed outside Nashville, Tennessee during takeoff, officials said.