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Pilot dead after F-15 crashes in Virginia

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 00:35

Officials confirm a pilot was killed when his F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote site near Deerfield Valley, Virginia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Military officials confirm a pilot was killed when his F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote site near Deerfield Valley, Virginia. The pilot's name is expected to be released on Friday pending the notification of his family members. Col. James Keefe, commander of the 104th Fighter Wing says the pilot was not able to eject prior to impact. His remains were discovered at the crash site Thursday night. Officials have launched a safety investigation in the crash. The aircraft was heading to a naval air station in New Orleans to receive a radar system upgrade when it went down.

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Pilot dead after F-15 crashes in Virginia

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 00:35