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Flying Tiger Ken Jernstedt stands next to his plane during World War II. Piloting the iconic aircraft over Burma in 1941-42, he shot down more than 10 Japanese airplanes.

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Ken Jernstedt:A pilot and a gentleman

The Hood River community, and all of Oregon, mourns the death of Ken Jernstedt Sr., community leader and true war hero. He died Feb. 4 at age 95.

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Ace Ken Jernstedt dies at 95

Oregon’s first flying ace died Monday at age 95.


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