The Navy’s legendary Blue Angels were training in Tennessee on Thursday for the Great Tennessee Air Show when tragedy struck.
Shortly after taking off, one of the planes crashed just two miles from the runway and no shoot was deployed.
All the other pilots landed safely, but the team did lose one of them members in the crash, Captain Jeff Kuss.
Blue Angel's Capt. Jeff Kuss died today in a crash while practicing for a show in Tennessee. Rest easy, Semper Fi pic.twitter.com/qVqcaCZhfR
— Jarhead (@LCplSwofford) June 2, 2016
No other injuries were reported from the crash.
Here is a rough video of the crash.
— ABC News (@ABC) June 2, 2016
The tragic day ended with the community coming together to mourn the fallen hero.
— Eric Egan (@EricEganTV) June 3, 2016
Even the heavens paid their tribute.
— WKRN (@WKRN) June 3, 2016