Pilot ejects moments prior to crash, narrowly escaping certain death from the impact and fiery wreckage.
Canadian Forces pilot Capt. Brian Bews ejects as his CF-18 fighter jet plummets to the ground during a practice flight on Friday, July 23, 2010. He was preparing for the weekend airshow.
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CF-18 Aircraft escape system works according to intended design
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All photo images by Ian Martens, Lethbridge Herald via Associate Press