PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — When the Rhode Island National Guard open house and Air Show takes off this weekend, it will be minus the headlining act.
The jet crashed following a flyover at the Air Force Academy graduation.
The pilot, a Massachusetts native, ejected safely and was not seriously injured.
Eyewitness News Analyst Gen. Reginald Centraccho (ret.) joined Eyewitness News at 5:30 on Thursday to discuss the event.
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Eyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Managment Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.