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1995-01-26 Capt Mark P. McCarthy

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Capt Mark P. McCarthy, 31, was performing a training mission over the Adriatic Sea when his F16C crashed at 8:40 a.m. Jan. 26, 1995 approximately 60 miles east of the Italian city of Comacchio.


An international rescue effort to recover the pilot and search the crash site continue. Base officials changed McCarthy's duty status from whereabouts unknown to deceased Saturday.


A board of qualified officers has convened and continues its investigation into the accident.