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Sad Ends for Jack the Cat and Third East River Helicopter Crash Victim: Final Call

Photo of the Day: This US Marine Corps crew got to fly this EA-6B Prowler on its final mission, to a retirement on Long Island

Photo of the Day: This US Marine Corps crew got to fly this Grumman EA-6B Intruder on its final mission, to be retired and displayed at the Northrop Grumman factory where it was built, in Bethpage, New York. See more photos here. (Photo by Fred Miller)

• Thanks to snow in the lower Cascade Mountains, a US Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber got stranded on a California interstate on its way from Phoenix to Seattle. [Redding.com]

• A third victim of last month’s East River helicopter crash has died of her injuries. [NY Post]

• Jack the Cat, recently found after months of hiding in the American Airlines terminal at JFK Airport, has passed away. American says it had been covering all of Jack’s medical expenses and had flown Jack’s owner to New York from California to be reunited with him when he was found two weeks ago. [Fox 5 NY]

• A Lufthansa Airbus A380 had a fender bender with a jetway in Singapore. [AsiaOne]

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