USMC F/A-18C crashed in UK killing the pilot

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Unread post21 Oct 2015, 18:29

A USMC F/A-18C crashed in UK killing the pilot ... The plane was enroute from Bahrain to US with other 5 planes :
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/10/21/europ ... jet-crash/
The pilot failed to eject but managed to steer the aircraft away from local houses :
http://theaviationist.com/2015/10/21/vm ... ash-in-uk/
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015 ... se-suffolk
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Unread post23 Oct 2015, 18:37

The pilot Major Taj Sareen 34 was young father and he managed to eject but died :
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... Syria.html
It appears the plane suffered from fuel problem

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