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Military Aerial Acrobatics Jets Crash in Separate Incidents

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Two military jets from the Navy and Air Force's aerial acrobatics teams crashed on June 2nd. Though the Thunderbird pilot who took part in the Air Force Academy's commencement safely ejected from his F-16, the Navy's Blue Angel pilot died from injuries suffered during his crash. The Thunderbird F-16 crash landed in Colorado following a flyover at a graduation ceremony. But the Blue Angel's F-18 erupted in a fireball as it crashed near the Smyrna airport in Tennessee. A Navy spokeswoman added the flight team was preparing for The Great Tennessee Air Show when the jet crashed shortly after takeoff.