Friday, June 3, 2016

Legion: Condolences to Plane Crash Victim

June 3, 2016 - National Commander Dale Barnett issued a statement today following a plane crash on Thursday, which resulted in the death of an aerobatics aviator.
“The Legion is honored by the dedication of our Navy’s Blue Angels, and it is with a heavy heart that we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the pilot who lost his life yesterday”
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Pilot Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was killed as he crashed an F/A-18 aircraft during an “afternoon practice” at the airport in Smyrna, Tenn., according to a statement released from the Naval Air Forces.
“The Legion is honored by the dedication of our Navy’s Blue Angels, and it is with a heavy heart that we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the pilot who lost his life yesterday,” Barnett expressed.

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