Giuliana Rancic is grateful that her husband is alive and healthy after he jumped out of an airplane just moments before two other soldiers had a mid-air collision that ended in tragedy.
TV host's husband survives plane tragedy
Bill Rancic is alive and healthy after he jumped out of an airplane just moments before two other soldiers had a mid-air collision that ended with one hospitalized and the other dead!
Reports say Bill Rancic, 44, attended the Chicago Air and Water show on Saturday, August 15 and successfully parachuted out of a plane where his wife and son, DukeRancic, were waiting.
He landed safely, but the two following parachutists were not so lucky, and they collided in mid-air. One jumper with the U.S. Navy Leap Frog team landed in front of the boathouse at North Avenue Beach and Sgt. Corey Hood with the U.S. Army Golden Knights was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after landing on a building following the collision.
In an interview with the ChicagoTribune, spectator Heather Mendenhall described seeing Hood after he collided in the air with the other jumper. “His legs caught the tip of the roof, and then he fell over. It was horrible.''
Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hood, 32, was a decorated soldier, logging more than 200 free fall jumps and 75 military static line jumps according to his Army biography stated.
Giuliana has asked for prayers for the two men before it was announced that Hood had died. His family member wrote her page about his death. ''He was taken off of life support this morning. Thank you for all of your prayers,'' they noted.
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