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Pilot missing after F-15 crashes

Fighter jet on way to New Orleans goes down in Virginia

Posted: August 28, 2014 at 4:36 a.m.

A Massachusetts Air National Guard airman walks past an F-15C fighter Wednesday at the Barnes air base in Westfield, Mass. One of the Guard’s jets crashed Wednesday in Virginia.

An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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