Pensacola honors Blue Angels pilot killed in plane crash

Capt. Kuss in his Blue Angels jet Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss joined the Blue Angels in Sept. 2014. Credit: WKRG

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WIAT) — The city of Pensacola, Florida is honoring the Blue Angels pilot who died in a crash last week. Thursday’s vigil for Captain Jeff Kuss included six minutes of silence because he was the pilot of Blue Angels plane number six.

The ceremony took place at the Blue Angels’ home base at the Florida Naval Air Station.

Kuss died last week after his plane crashed in Tennessee. He became a member of the Blue Angels in 2014.

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