PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.
In a statement Saturday, Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi said the elite flight demonstration squadron was grateful for its fans’ patience as it “navigated through this very difficult loss of our teammate.”READ MORE: Police Investigating After A 36-Year-Old Man Was Shot In The Back In East Baltimore
The Blue Angels canceled performances after the death of Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss. Kuss died June 2 when his F/A-18 jet crashed just after takeoff while practicing for a Tennessee air show.Baltimore City Council Approves Emergency Security Deposit Relief Act, Awaits Mayor Signature
The Pensacola-based team will resume its schedule July 2 at the National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, Michigan.
The Navy statement says the team will fly a modified five-jet demonstration along with the Blue Angels C-130 plane “Fat Albert.”MORE NEWS: 31 People Shot In One Week In Baltimore; Mayor, Commissioner, State’s Attorney Announce Plan To Stop Violence
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