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Pilot of crashed plane undergoes back surgery; jet’s salvage is planned

  • COURTESY CARRI COLLINS-POTHIER

    “For 23 years I have dreaded getting a call like I did (Wednesday),” said Carri Collins-Pothier, pictured with husband Matt Pothier, who ejected from the jet he was flying Wednesday because he “had a problem with his engine during takeoff.”

Plans are underway to recover the vintage Hawker Hunter jet whose pilot ejected low over the ocean Wednesday 2 miles south of Kewalo Basin, officials said. Read more

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