Blue Angels Pilot Buried In Durango, Colorado

Posted at 4:45 PM, Jun 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-11 17:53:52-04

A private burial ceremony for a Blue Angels pilot killed in a crash while practicing for an airshow was held Saturday.

The body of 32-year-old Marine Captain Jeff Kuss arrived Friday on the Blue Angels' C-130 Hercules transport plane.

Residents lined the streets to honor the Durango native as the motorcade passed through the city.

(Video Courtesy: Jameson Bobbin)

The ceremony also included a flyover by the Checkerboards, Kuss' unit before joining the Blue Angels.

Kuss was killed while practicing for an airshow in Smyrna June 2.

He left behind his wife and two young children.