WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News has an update about that F-15 fighter jet that crashed killing the pilot on board.
The investigation continued on this Labor Day to try to find out what made that jet, which took off from Air National Guard Base in Westfield, crash in Virginia.
Major Matthew Mutti told 22News there is an investigation into the crash, and a recovery effort underway to bring the remains of Lt. Col. Moose Fontenot Jr. to a nearby military base.
Fontenot was flying the F-15 Wednesday morning when it crashed in a remote wooded area of Virginia.
Maj. Mutti said we should learn details of a memorial service sometime Tuesday morning.