SAFB Honors Fallen Pilot

Sheppard Air Force Base honored a fallen pilot Wednesday morning.

The base honored Lieutenant Marco Tosi by naming a road on the base after him.

Tosi was training to be an Italian Air Force Pilot. He was a part of the Euro NATO Joint Jet Flying Training Program at Sheppard Air Force Base.  Lieutenant Tosi died on August 24th, 2001. He was leading a demanding 2-ship formation when his wingman's aircraft collided with his. He was fatally injured in the initial impact and never had the opportunity to eject. 

Lieutenant Tosi  is remembered as an outstanding pilot who was filled with generosity, enthusiasm and determination.