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Jan 30, 2013 1:41 PM by Patricia Collier

Missing F-16 pilot an AFA grad

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo., -- An Air Force Academy 2003 graduate has been identified as the pilot of the F-16 that went missing during a night training flight over the Adriatic Sea Monday.


Capt. Lucas Gruenther was the chief of flight safety for the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy.


Before being assigned to Aviano Air Base, Gruenther was an instructor pilot at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

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