Name Of The Blue Angels Pilot Released

The Blue Angels Pilot killed in Saturday's Airshow is identified as Lieutenant Commander Kevin Davis. He was 32 years old and a native of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Davis joined The Blue Angels In September 2005

Davis' Jet crashed near a populated area ... damaging several homes. Debris from the plane was strewn over streets and lawns.

The crash occurred about 30 minutes into an air show at the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station... which featured six Blue Angel FA18 Hornets flying in tight formation.

Witness say one of the planes seemed to drop away from rest...hitting trees on the way down.

Authorities say eight people were injured on the ground ... And that the pilot who died was a two-year veteran of the Blue Angels.