‘The world lost a gem’: Mother of Coast Guard officer killed in Navy crash remembers daughter

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WAXHAW, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Jennifer Garrett, the mother of Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett who was killed in a plane crash Friday, shared memories of her daughter.

Garrett was one of two crew members who died when a Navy training plane out of Florida crashed in an Alabama residential neighborhood.

A Navy spokesman says the two-person crew was on a routine training flight out of Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Florida.

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Garrett and Navy Lieutenant Rhiannon Ross from Wixom, Michigan were on board when the T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed into a subdivision in Foley, Alabama.

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