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4:40 am on Wednesday January 13, 2010

Fatal F-16 crash off Folly Beach blamed on pilot error

Image by Flickr user Fernando Cuenca Romero The midair collision of two F-16s that led to the death of pilot Nicholas Giglio is being blamed on an error he made while flying. Specifically, a report states that Giglio failed to reduce speed and hit...
4:39 am on Sunday October 18, 2009

Two military jets out of Sumter collide off Folly Beach (updated x3 )

Image by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Volves/Coast GuardImage by 20090617-coast-guard.jpg Seaman Zachary Evans looks for Air Force Capt. Nicholas Giglio with long-range binoculars aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear on Friday afternoon October 16...