Del Mar veteran killed in plane crash

Del Mar resident and retired naval aviator Carroll (Lex) LeFon, 51, also known by his blogger name “Neptunus Lex,” was killed in a plane crash the morning of March 6 when his F-21 Kfir crashed at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev., according to Navy Times.

LeFon, 51, retired as a captain in June 2008 after serving as an instructor at Top Gun and in various positions at several strike fighter squadrons, the Times said.

The funeral services for Neptunus Lex will be held at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, on March 27 at 1 p.m.

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