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Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash
Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson west of Wake Island. After a search, the Navy said Saturday that he was presumed dead. The pilot of the other plane was rescued. Family members described Poloski as smart, driven and compassionate, with a love of speed, a zest for life and a knack for making personal connections wherever he went. “Everyone was his friend and everyone thought they were his best friend, even though there were hundreds of...

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