Crestview family celebrates 40th anniversary of father's jet crash survival

Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 11:11 AM.

It is also a time for her father to remember lost Air Force friends, she said.

"He gave a toast to all his comrades who didn't make it and died in airplane crashes," she said.

Louis Richard retired as a major at Hurlburt Field on Sept. 30, 1988, after 20 years in the Air Force.

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Brian Hughes at 850-682-6524 or Follow him on Twitter @cnbBrian.

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