Body Found of Missing Air Force Academy Graduate

By: AP
By: AP
Body Found of Missing Air Academy Graduate

U.S. Air Force Capt. Lucas Gruenther is seen in this 2003 picture released by the U.S. Air Force Academy. (Credit: AP Photo/U.S. Air Force Academy)

The body of an Air Force Academy 2003 graduate has been found in the Adriatic Sea, according to CBS National News.

Capt. Lucas Gruenther was an Air Force F-16 pilot, whose fighter jet went missing Monday on a nighttime training mission.

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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