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  • Crash in the Ocean: Air Force aids TBM Avenger pilot

    On a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon, a pilot mans the controls of a TBM Avenger, a U.S. Navy warplane, as he soars over Cocoa Beach, Florida. As he prepares to perform aerial maneuvers and entertain thousands, he soon discovers a problem. At approximately 1:20 p.m., April 17, he declares an in-flight emergency and requests permission to land immediately.
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