30 November 1957 – Capt Benny Lacombe is killed when he unsuccessfully attempts to bail out of Lockheed U-2A, 56-6704, Article 371, 13 miles SE of Laughlin AFB. Ejection seats had not yet been fitted to U-2s at this point. The history of the U-2 program is fraught with fatalities and crashes. “CIA pilots Wilburn S.
Dennis M. Biggs
Preferred Name: Dennis
Date of Birth: November 14, 1937
Highest Military Grade: 0-6 – Colonel
Hometown: Greenville, NC
Dennis Biggs served in the USAF from June of 1960 to July of 1989. After his service he became the owner and pilot of Commercial Pilot, Biggs Aviation Consultants in North Carolina.