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  • Canadian Jet Crash in Montana Kills Pilot

    05/19/2007 3:56:43 PM PDT · by stm · 4 replies · 512+ views
    AOL News ^ | 5/19/07 | MATT GOURAS
    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (May 19) - Gillian Scarber was watching a group of Canadian Forces Snowbirds jets practicing maneuvers at Malmstrom Air Force Base when one of them broke from formation and plummeted to the ground. The jet crashed Friday during rehearsal for a weekend show at the base, killing the pilot. The cause of the crash was under investigation. "It just smacked into the ground, and there was a big ball of flames," Scarber told the Great Falls Tribune. Smoke drifted across the highway as emergency crews raced to the scene, she said. The Canadian military identified the pilot...