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Jail for buying jet's machine gun in Va.

A former New Jersey museum director has been sentenced to three years in prison for buying a rotary machine gun used on a Navy F-14 fighter jet.

Wayne Miller was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk.

He pleaded guilty to buying the machine gun at Oceana Naval Air Station in 2005 from a Navy chief petty officer charged with decommissioning aircraft.

Miller was executive director of the Aviation Hall of Fame in Teterboro, N.J., at the time and was planning to open a flight-simulator business.

Two others were convicted in the case, but prosecutors said Miller organized the conspiracy.

-- The Virginian-Pilot

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 15, 2010; 8:47 AM ET
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Virginia  
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Posted by: MarilynManson | June 15, 2010 9:07 AM | Report abuse

Only three years?

Posted by: ahashburn | June 15, 2010 10:08 AM | Report abuse

The gun is called a gatling gun.

Posted by: richmondturner | June 15, 2010 7:10 PM | Report abuse

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