F-16 pilot missing - Our hopes, thoughts and prayers...

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Real Estate Agent with Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Two F-16 planes, based out of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina, collided on Thursday evening, about 40 miles of the South Carolina coast.

Both jets are single-seat aircrafts, participating in a routine 80-minute training flight designed to prepare pilots for nighttime missions.

The jet piloted by Capt. Lee Bryant landed safely at the Charleston Air Force Base.  Bryant was examined at the base, suffered no injuries and was released.

The jet piloted by Capt. Nicholas Giglio is still missing.

Giglio of Lacey Township, NJ, graduated Lacey Township High School in 1995, has been a fighter pilot for 18 months and has been at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter for a short time.

The search continues as officials presume that that the pilot is in the water and needs to be rescued.

Our hopes, thoughts and prayers are with Nicholas Giglio and his family.

NJ.com Article

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Susan Emo
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Frightening but I will remain hopeful as he's in my thoughts and prayers.

October 17, 2009 01:47 PM
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Charlie Ragonesi
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Hey Toula My son is about to go into the military and we know a lot of folks who fly so Our prayers are with this family too. Thanks for the post

October 17, 2009 01:48 PM
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I heard this on the CNN news.  We are praying for all involved.

 

 

Betty

October 17, 2009 01:53 PM
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Charles McDonald
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WOW, this is the first I have heard of this...

they are in our prayers...

your friend in Charlottesville Virginia!

October 17, 2009 02:09 PM
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Valerie Osterhoudt
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Toula.. Anything like this, military wise pulls at my heart strings.. like I'm sure it does others.  I hope the missing pilot, Nicholas Giglio (and his plane) will be located soon.

 valerie osterhoudt

October 17, 2009 04:42 PM
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Debi Boucher
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Please keep us updated, Toula. I will hold him, and his family and community in my prayers.

Debi

October 17, 2009 11:12 PM
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Laura Giannotta
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According to the APP this AM, still searching.  My thoughts and prayers are with him, and his family.

October 18, 2009 06:30 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales

Toula, all the best, and I hope they find him.  I didn't realize it was a local boy for your area. 

October 18, 2009 07:20 AM
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Amy Jones
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Thanks for bring this to our attention. I'll add Capt. Nicholas Giglio, his family, and Capt. Lee Bryant to my prayer list.

October 19, 2009 09:29 AM
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Toula Rosebrock
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Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Thank you to all that responded.

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