BOSTON — The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. 399 more words
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UPDATED: Aug. 28, 2014 9:30 a.m.
DEERFIELD, Va. — Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman. 394 more words
UPDATED: Aug. 27, 2014 3:41 p.m.
DEERFIELD, Va. — An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said. 538 more words
(CNN) — A Chinese fighter jet made several “dangerous” and “unprofessional” passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week — coming as close as 20 feet at one point — in what the White House called a “deeply concerning provocation.” 282 more words