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claypidgon
07-16-2006, 10:06 PM
HILLSBORO, Ore. - A vintage British fighter jet crashed into a densely populated neighborhood near an airport during an air show Sunday afternoon, exploding, destroying a home and killing the pilot.

Fire officials said no residents or others on the ground were hurt.

The 1951 jet was taking off from the Hillsboro Airport to return to California when it went down, said Connie King, a spokeswoman for the Hillsboro Fire Department.

claypidgon
07-16-2006, 10:06 PM
HILLSBORO, Ore. - A vintage British fighter jet crashed into a densely populated neighborhood near an airport during an air show Sunday afternoon, exploding, destroying a home and killing the pilot.

Fire officials said no residents or others on the ground were hurt.

The 1951 jet was taking off from the Hillsboro Airport to return to California when it went down, said Connie King, a spokeswoman for the Hillsboro Fire Department.

Enforcer572005
07-16-2006, 11:45 PM
and of course the typical media doesnt say anything about what type it was...just an airplane. Seen one, you seen em all I guess.

Jagdgeschwader2
07-16-2006, 11:51 PM
It was a Hawker Hunter. >S< to the pilot.
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http://www.oregonairshow.com/web/info/statement_7-16-06.asp


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