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Pilot’s death reported

Our thoughts are with the family of the Marine pilot who died near here yesterday when his F-18 crashed shortly after takeoff from RAF Lakenheath. One of six aircraft in a ‘Red Devils’ flight, he was returning to the U.S. following a mission in the Middle East.

6 responses to Pilot’s death reported

  1. It is the biggest dread you have in aviation maintenance, having one not come home. God bless his family and friends, and God Speed Devil Dog.

  2. Rob, thanks. Semper Fi!

  3. god bless semper fi

  4. The pilot has now been named as Marine Major Taj Sareen, from California. He was returning to Miramar via Lakenheath. He was also from California, married with one child.

  5. Rob,
    A beautiful tribute. Semper Fi

  6. God bless “Semper Fi”

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