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Old 01-02-2019, 09:15 PM   #143
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Lightbulb Fallen Angels

Yeah, I mean, you know, I go to church every now and then..
Flying Bull..

The Arrival + Independence Day (1996) Russell Becomes a Hero HD..

1965 June 25 - U.S. Air Force Boeing C-135A bound for Okinawa crashed just after takeoff at MCAS killing all 84 on board\1970 - July 30 - KC-130F of VMGR-352 crashed and burned during a maximum effort landing, killing 4 of 5 crewmen on board/1986 July 4 - 21-year-old Marine Lance Corporal, Howard Foote Jr., an aviation mechanic took an A-4 Skyhawk on an unauthorized 90 minute joyride over southern California\1987 Feb 12 - CH-46E helicopter from HMM-764, MAG-46 crashed, shortly after takeoff, into a steep, brush-covered ridge between Bell and Trabuco canyons..All 3 crewmembers on board, Major Dudley Urban, Major William Anderson, and Staff Sergeant Bradley Baird, died in the crash/1988 - One pilot was killed and one parachuted to safety when two jets in the Navy Blue Angels precision flying team collided in midair this afternoon during an air show at the Niagara Falls Air Force Base, officials said-April 24 Marine Corps Colonel Jerry Cadick, then commanding officer of MAG-11, was performing a tactical aerial demonstration at the MCAS El Toro Air Show before a crowd of 300,000 when he crashed his F/A-18 Hornet at the bottom of a loop that was too close to the ground\22 January 1991 - Marine Corps Colonel James Sabow apparently committed suicide amid allegations of base corruption, specifically using military aircraft for personal use/May 2 - During the 1993 MCAS El Toro airshow, an F-86 Sabre crashed on the runway after failing to pull out of a vertical loop..Pilot James A. Gregory, died on impact..Normally the F-86 performed with a MiG-15/According to a 1996 lawsuit, Sabow was murdered because he threatened to expose an authorized covert operation at El Toro involving some of his fellow officers, CIA-sponsored airlifts to Central and South America, running arms and drugs\2006 November - The pilot, Kojak, was killed in the same plane less than a month later during an airshow..The pilot experienced high G's and blacked out doing a break turn..It was his first year flying with the Angels after many tours in Iraq - 10News spoke to FA18 pilot Cpt. Jeff Kuss at the Miramar Air Show last year - 2016 - Blue Angel #6 crashes during practice in Smyrna Tennessee - Smyrna was a Greek city dating back to antiquity located at a central and strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia - Hey fella, you're a turkey, y'know that..Eyewitness reports state that the fire began on 13 September 1922 - Woman in the cockpit... him when you look at the night sky..First this little planet and its winds and ways..And then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him..Then the planets about him...and at last, out across immensity to the stars..And when he has conquered all the deeps of Space, and all the mysteries of Time, still he will be beginning..A single world, suffices us; but we can't accept it for what it is..How do you expect to communicate with the ocean, when you can’t even understand one another?..There!.There they go..That faint beam of light...

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