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Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.
Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.

Military officials have identified the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed when his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia as Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. Officials did not release his age. After nearly two days of searching in the remote area around the plane crash, officials confirmed they had located Fontenot’s body at the crash site and confirmed his death. Fontenot, an 18-year Air Force veteran who joined the Massachusetts Air National Guard in February, was flying solo en route from his base in Westfield, Mass., to the New Orleans Naval Air Station so his plane could receive a scheduled radar upgrade. There were no...

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