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A military-chartered jet carrying 143 people landed hard, then bounced and swerved as the pilot struggled to control it amid thunder and lightning, ultimately skidding off the runway and coming to a crashing halt in a river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
Families and friends are gathering in Itta Bena, Mississippi, about six miles from the crash site, to unveil a monument to the victims.
By Andrea Scott