Monday, November 11, 2019

Missing airman identified

The Air Force identified the missing airman who fell out of a C-130 over the Gulf of Mexico during a training exercise as 29-year-old Special Tactics combat controller Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff. The Dallas native fell about 1,500 feet from the plane Tuesday during a parachute training exercise south of the Florida Panhandle. His parachute was deployed and he was seen treading water after the fall. Condiff was with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The recovery operation continues. (Source: multiple, including ABC News, 11/10/19) Previous