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Fighter jet coming to Satsuma

3 years 1 month 1 week ago December 09, 2013 Dec 9, 2013 Monday, December 09 2013 December 09, 2013 7:51 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Zach Correa

SATSUMA - The town of Satsuma is making a push to put a Navy fighter jet on display.

Reportedly, the jet will be placed along Interstate 12 near the North Oaks Hospital.

Military members and town leaders have initiated talks about the possible display in Livingston Parish. The Department of Defense will decide whether the retired aircraft will stay in storage or be put on display.

The jet being considered is an F-4 Phantom, a model used during the Vietnam War.

Captain Alton Ross, Jr., has served as a liaison between military officials and town representatives. He said the jet is currently being stored in Reserve, Louisiana.

 

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