Tag: Deerfield Valley

104th Fighter Wing to honor Lt Col Fontenot’s service

A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday at Barnes Air National Guard Base, for Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr., whose F-15C jet crashed in Deerfield, Va., last week.


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A grim discovery last night in Deerfield, Va., as investigators discovered the remains of Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr., the pilot on a routine flight from Massachusetts to New Orleans whose F-15C jet crashed in the mountains of western Augusta County early Wednesday morning.


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Mass Air National Guard grateful for search and rescue support

Senior leaders from the Massachusetts Air National Guard express their gratitude to the many local, state and federal agencies that supported the search and recovery operations and continued to participate in the ongoing recovery efforts following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.


Identity of pilot killed in military plane crash released

Following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday.


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Missing pilot in Deerfield jet crash confirmed dead

Officials confirmed today the pilot was fatally injured in the Aug. 27 crash of an F-15C Eagle in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.


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Search for missing pilot narrowed to Crawford Mountain area

The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot continues near the crash site in the Washington National Forest near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.


National Radio Quiet Zone hampering effort to find downed Air Force pilot?

The search continues for an Air Force pilot who may have ejected from an F-15C that crashed in Deerfield Wednesday morning. Is the National Radio Quiet Zone hampering the search effort?