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Black tire marks point to the scene of the death this
afternoon of a Navy test pilot at the Dallas Naval
be stop ed after landing,
A-7-B plane could not
and rolled into Mountain
Skin divers recovered the plane's ejection seat, and
body short distance from the L-T-V
The whose identity has not been
released, apparently ejected from the jet as soon as
it hit the water. The cockpit canopy was shattered,
indicating he ejected through it. Normally, the
canopy is blasted a.uy before the pilot ejects.
Recovery operations halted by darkness
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Crash], item, October 16, 1968; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1037880/m1/1/?q=navy%20pilot%20ejected: accessed February 8, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.