• Deadly crash between 2 US Marine Corps aircraft is raising concerns about the service's shockingly high fatality rates

    6 days ago - By Chron

    US Air National Guard/Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parsons
    A two airplane crash near Japan on Wednesday killed one Marine, injured another, and left five missing.
    The Corps has seen a worrying spike in accidents in recent years. By one measure, the service's total mishaps increased 80% over a 5-year period.
    Other branches have seen a similar trend, but the Corps' dramatic increase has led to concern about their training and aircraft.
    One Marine is dead, another is injured, and five are missing after an F/A-18 Hornet collided with a KC-130J refueling tanker during a night-time training mission...
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  • US Marines mourn a 'charismatic' fighter pilot killed in refueling crash off Japan, as search continues for 5 missing

    US Marines mourn a 'charismatic' fighter pilot killed in refueling crash off Japan, as search continues for 5 missing

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Marine Corps has identified the F/A-18 pilot who died Thursday after his Hornet collided with a KC-130J aerial refueling tanker off the coast of Japan.
    Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard, the deceased pilot, was one of two Marines recovered after the accident.
    The five Marines who were aboard the KC-130J are still unaccounted for, and search and rescue operations are ongoing.
    The Marine pilot who died Thursday when his fighter jet collided with a refueling tanker off the coast of Japan was Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard, according to the Marine Corps.
    The 28-year-old F/A-18 pilot assigned to "the...
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