Missing Airman who fell into Gulf of Mexico identified as Dallas native

Top Stories

PENSACOLA, Florida (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — An airman who is presumed dead after an unplanned parachute jump from a C-130 aircraft off Florida’s Panhandle has been identified as a Dallas native.

According to a military news release, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff, 29, was a special tactics combat controller with 24th Special Operations Wing, part of the Air Force Special Operations Command.

On Tuesday morning, Condiff fell into the Gulf of Mexico south of Hurlburt Field while performing a planned static-line jump.

Coast Guard air and boat crews spent over 130 hours on scene and searched more than 4,909 square-nautical miles but were unable to locate him.

Condiff, a Dallas native, attended Utah Valley University and served a two-year mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Spokane, Washington.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Clear

Abbeville

55°F Clear Feels like 55°
Wind
22 mph WNW
Humidity
37%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear skies. Colder. Low 34F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
35°F Clear skies. Colder. Low 34F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
10 mph NNW
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Clear

Crowley

52°F Clear Feels like 52°
Wind
23 mph WNW
Humidity
48%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear skies. Colder. Low 33F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
35°F Clear skies. Colder. Low 33F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
10 mph NNW
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Scattered Clouds

Opelousas

54°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 54°
Wind
18 mph WNW
Humidity
42%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A clear sky. Colder. Low 32F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
35°F A clear sky. Colder. Low 32F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
10 mph NNW
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Scattered Clouds

Breaux Bridge

53°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 53°
Wind
25 mph NNW
Humidity
47%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear skies. Colder. Low 33F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
35°F Clear skies. Colder. Low 33F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
10 mph NNW
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Few Clouds

New Iberia

56°F Few Clouds Feels like 56°
Wind
24 mph NW
Humidity
51%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A few clouds. Low 36F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
34°F A few clouds. Low 36F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
7 mph NW
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent

Trending Stories

Sidebar