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I am in shock and speechless,

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Just saw this on facebook....came here to seriously hope this wasn't true. Sad day.

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Holy crap. RIP.

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Very sad news.

Just found this report here: -

http://www.kmbc.com/article/two-killed- ... n/10313990

I assume it was 'Baby Duck' he and his passenger were flying?

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Oh No!!!!Totally shocked!!!Hella neat guy! I will miss his contributions. A very sad day. Rest in Peace Sir...

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How awful. :(

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Quite a few articles mentioning it was Baby Duck he was flying in the show yesterday and had departed the airport at 10 this morning.

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It makes me sick hearing $hit like this.

My deepest condolences to Vlado's family and loved ones.

I am so sorry to hear this.

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He wasn't just *one* of the best, he was THE best.

He was an outstanding pilot, and an even better person- incredibly knowledgeable, gracious and funny, always willing to share his views and expertise. Our world is significantly darker today without him in it.

This really hurts.

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For Vlado...

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I think he's higher off the ground with the gear down in that takeoff picture than he was on his low passes! I was able to see his routine in Baby Duck and Moonbeam several times, his has to be the most memorable for me out of all the Mustang displays I've seen.

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A great guy who will be very deeply missed. Also condolences to the family and friends of the second victim.


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