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de Havilland Venom Crash: RIP Marty Tibbetts

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I saw this posted yesterday at SOH:

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I found this news story, apparently it was a De Havilland Venom that crashed into a barn. The pilot is confirmed as having died upon impact and two farm workers were injured. Very sad news.

http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Pla...488762471.html

The pilot was Marty Tibbitts, president of the World Heritage Air Museum, which owns/operates quite an expansive collection of flying vintage jets. They were scheduled to be bringing the de-Havilland Venom and a Gloster Meteor to Oshkosh for this coming week, as part of the celebration of 100 years of the RAF. Absolutely tragic news.

This is a truly sad beginning to what is supposed to be a week of absolute delight. :s_bgt:

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This is terrible. So sorry Marty lost his life.

 

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