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* ''Music/LinkinPark'''s logo has always been a stylized "LP" encased inside a hexagon to represent the 6 members of the band. After the death of front man Chester Bennington, one of the sides of the hexagon was removed.

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* ''Music/LinkinPark'''s In early 2017, Music/LinkinPark introduced a logo has always been consisting of a stylized "LP" (which they had used since 2007's ''Minutes to Midnight'') encased inside a hexagon to represent the 6 members of the band. After the death of front man frontman Chester Bennington, one of Bennington in July 2017, the sides upper left side of the hexagon was removed.removed to represent the loss.

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* ''Music/LinkinPark'''s logo has always been a stylized "LP" encased inside a hexagon to represent the 6 members of the band. After the death of front man Chester Bennington, one of the sides of the hexagon was removed.
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Although primarily used in the military air force context, its variants can be used in other situations, as well. Compare EmptyChairMemorial and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riderless_horse Riderless Horse]].

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Although primarily used in the military air force context, its variants can be used in other situations, as well. Compare EmptyChairMemorial and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riderless_horse Riderless Horse]].
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* While it is unknown who first came up with the missing man formation and when, its origin can be traced to the [[BritsWithBattleships RAF]], most likely during the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. Some say that they first flew it for Manfred von Richthofen, the original RedBaron.

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* While it is unknown who first came up with the missing man formation and when, its origin can be traced to the [[BritsWithBattleships [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships RAF]], most likely during the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. Some say that they first flew it for Manfred von Richthofen, the original RedBaron.


* In ''AceCombat5TheUnsungWar'', an allied flight performs a missing man flyby over the November City after [[spoiler:Chopper]] is shot down and he fails to bail out due to a damaged/faulty ejection system.

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* In ''AceCombat5TheUnsungWar'', ''VideoGame/AceCombat5TheUnsungWar'', an allied flight performs a missing man flyby over the November City after [[spoiler:Chopper]] is shot down and he fails to bail out due to a damaged/faulty ejection system.

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* Performed in Barrett Tillman's ''Warriors'' as part of a memorial service for an instructor pilot killed in a crash.

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** When USC football placekicker Mario Danelo died shortly after the Trojans completed their 2006 season, the formation for Trojans first point after touchdown in the 2007 season consisted of the other regular ten players used for a kicking attempt, but no kicker. USC maintained that formation until a delay of game penalty was assessed.


* In August 1979, after New York Yankees team captain Thurman Munson died in a plane crash. In the game following Munson's funeral, the team took the field at Yankee Stadium, but left his spot behind home plate vacant for a minute.
* In 2007, Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was killed by burglars. In the first Redskins game after Taylor's death, the Redskins defense took the field for its first play with ten men instead of the usual 11, with Taylor's position left empty.
* Similarly, when University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died in a car crash over the summer of 2016, Nebraska sent its punt team out for the first time in the 2016 season without a punter.

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* Several athletic teams have used a variant on this formation after a team member's death.
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In August 1979, after New York Yankees team captain Thurman Munson died in a plane crash. In the game following Munson's funeral, the team took the field at Yankee Stadium, but left his spot behind home plate vacant for a minute.
* ** In 2007, Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was killed by burglars. In the first Redskins game after Taylor's death, the Redskins defense took the field for its first play with ten men instead of the usual 11, with Taylor's position left empty.
* ** Similarly, when University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died in a car crash over the summer of 2016, Nebraska sent its punt team out for the first time in the 2016 season without a punter.


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* During World War II, Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands was a Wing Commander in the [=RAF=]. At his funeral in 2004, the missing man formation was flown with three modern fighter jets and one [=WWII=] Spitfire.

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* One ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' strip features a Missing ''Fly'' Formation in honor of a fly who got smooshed by a stripper. [[ItMakesSenseInContext Yes, that is what happened.]]
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* Similarly, when University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died in a car crash over the summer of 2016, Nebraska sent its punt team out for the first time in the 2016 season without a punter.


* Done ridiculously insensitively in ''The [=McConnell=] Story'', in which [=McConnell=]'s widow is advised of her fighter and test pilot husband's death ''by the missing man formation''

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* Done ridiculously insensitively in ''The [=McConnell=] Story'', in which [=McConnell=]'s widow is advised of her fighter and test pilot husband's death ''by the missing man formation''formation''.
* Done in ''Disney/BigHero6'' after [[spoiler: Baymax]]'s HeroicSacrifice.

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* In August 1979, after New York Yankees team captain Thurman Munson died in a plane crash. In the game following Munson's funeral, the team took the field at Yankee Stadium, but left his spot behind home plate vacant for a minute.


* While it is unknown who first came up with the missing man formation and when, its origin can be traced to the [[BritsWithBattleships RAF]], most likely during the WorldWarI. Some say that they first flew it for Manfred von Richthofen, the original RedBaron.

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* While it is unknown who first came up with the missing man formation and when, its origin can be traced to the [[BritsWithBattleships RAF]], most likely during the WorldWarI.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. Some say that they first flew it for Manfred von Richthofen, the original RedBaron.

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* A short video of fighters from ''VideoGame/{{Homeworld}} 2'' flying in this formation was posted online as a memorial to a popular founding member of Relic Entertainment's official forum.

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* A short video of fighters from ''VideoGame/{{Homeworld}} 2'' ''VideoGame/{{Homeworld 2}}'' flying in this formation was posted online as a memorial to a popular founding member of Relic Entertainment's official forum.

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