Navy Pilot From Louisiana Killed In Jet Crash

The Navy is identifying the two pilots killed Sunday in the crash of a T-45C jet aircraft in Eastern Tennessee.

One of the victims was from Louisiana. He's identified as 31-year-old Lieutenant Patrick Ruth of Metairie, a nine-year Navy veteran.

He and Lieutenant Junior Grade Wallace Burch of Horn Lake, Mississippi died when the plane crashed in the Cherokee National Forest.

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