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October 25, 2016

Denton pilot, UK passenger killed when vintage fighter crashed

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  • Robert Buckner posted at 1:30 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 955

    Is that from the Lone Star Museum at Scholes TJ?

  • TJ Aulds posted at 3:04 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

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  • Don233 posted at 3:44 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

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    I for one can't wait Til those planes are gone from Galveston

  • Jaybirdthepilotallen posted at 4:43 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

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    Don233, you are no dought one cold dude man. I cant wait till all you non aviators move away from the AIRPORTS!!! After all, the airports were there first then you decided to move in... Nevermind, you couldn't understand. Might need more edjumacation... LOL
    PS: God rest their Souls and pray for their families.[wink]

  • Jngavin posted at 4:56 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

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    Prayers for the families

  • Rockstrongo posted at 5:35 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

    Rockstrongo Posts: 344

    You need to get a grip! 2 people are dead, their families are heart broken; but all you care about is getting rid some planes??!!! Go pound sand you nincompoop!

  • carlosrponce posted at 5:42 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

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    My prayers go out to the friends and families of those who lost their lives. My dad served aboard an aircraft carrier USS Shipley Bay CVE-85 in World War II and loved seeing those old war birds in the air above Galveston. I hope this does not the deter those who preserve the history of these fine aircraft at the Museum. Keep them flying!

  • susan1021 posted at 5:48 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

    susan1021 Posts: 1

    Prayers to all involved. It is such a shame about the plane, but a true tragedy about the plane.

  • Jngavin posted at 5:59 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

    Jngavin Posts: 2

    The pilot has been identified as 51-year-old Keith Hibbet, and the passenger has been identified as 66-year-old John Stephen, a United Kingdom native who was visiting Texas with his wife to celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary.

  • Jake Buckner posted at 11:52 pm on Wed, Oct 23, 2013.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 2240

    Can't agree with Don223 on this one. It's a privilege to see the warbirds in the air over Galveston. My dad was in B-17s during WW II, and I spent 36 years in the aircraft business before retiring. To me the airplanes are even better than the seagulls and pelicans. Makes me feel at home.

    RIP, and Keep 'em Flying!

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