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Tribute for Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot held in Longmeadow, Mass.

Deerfield F-15C jet crash pilotLt. Col. Morris Fontenot

By Lynn R. Mitchell

The community of Longmeadow, Massachusetts, turned out Saturday to honor one of their own. Lt. Colonel Morris Fontenot, 41, was killed Wednesday morning when his F-15C Eagle slammed into a mountainside in western Augusta County, Virginia. He had reported an emergency situation five minutes before the crash.

At a memorial gathering, Fontenot’s wife Kara spoke to her friends and neighbors (see Longmeadow pays tribute to hometown hero):

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