Pilot recounts ditching fighter jet off Kewalo Basin
By Rob Shikina firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 16, 2018
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Pilot Matt Pothier speaks to reporters Saturday from his hospital room just days after his Hawker Hunter jet crashed off Oahu.
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Former Navy pilot Matt Pothier was in good spirits Saturday after surgery following a jet crash Wednesday in waters off Waikiki. Pothier, a contract pilot, was taking part in a Hawaii Air National Guard training exercise. His wife Carri and youngest daughter Abby, 15, visited Pothier Saturday in his room at The Queen’s Medical Center.